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Let's Talk About The Dress Code For Muslim Men

MuslimGirl | Posted 07.22.2016 | Religion
MuslimGirl

Covering up a bit more than usual at the beach while your wife or sister is beautifully covered is a wonderful form of solidarity. It's also a great form of modesty.  Your wife or sister will appreciate it.

EU Advisor: It's Wrong To Ask Muslim Employees To Remove Headscarfs

Reuters | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 07.13.2016 | Religion

Asking a Muslim employee to remove her headscarf when dealing with clients amounts to unlawful direct discrimination, a legal advisor to the European ...

Photographer Depicts The Ways Hijab And Niqab Can Empower Women

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.11.2016 | Arts

Photographer Yumna Al-Arashi was born and raised in Washington, D.C., yet Yemen still feels like home. After a recent trip there ― on assignment as...

How One Muslim Entrepreneur Is Making It Easier To Work Out In A Hijab

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.20.2016 | Religion

The fashion industry is slowly but surely catching on to Islamic styles and the needs of Muslim women looking for modest, trendy clothing. But in the ...

What It's Like To Train For The Olympics While Fasting For Ramadan

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.26.2016 | Religion

Muslim American fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad says she spends up to seven hours training on an average day. Right now, during the Muslim holy month of Ramad...

Concerns of a 21st Century Black, Muslim Woman

Bulaong Ramiz | Posted 06.09.2016 | Black Voices
Bulaong Ramiz

I hope the next time you hear a racist, sexist, Islamophobic remark you think about me, my family, and this story. I'm a member of your community and so are billions of others just like me. Let's move forward from fear and discomfort to a place of courage--together

Fashion Brand Debuts Ramadan Collection Tailored To Muslim Women

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.03.2016 | Religion

Ramadan -- the Muslim holy month, which begins this year on June 6 -- is a time of fasting, prayer and community. For some, it has also become a time ...

100 Years Of Hijab Styles Video Brings A Century Of Fashion And Politics To Life

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 05.25.2016 | Religion

The popular "100 Years of Beauty" videos are known for highlighting how fashion trends in a specific country change over time. Now, MuslimGirl.com has...

Muslim Hip-Hop Dancers Break Down Stereotypes While Breaking It Down In Niqab

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.25.2016 | Arts

The hip-hop group "We're Muslim, Don't Panic" was conceived of by dancer Amirah Sackett in 2011, a moment Sackett referred to as "a really tumultuous ...

Modest Muslim Clothing Store Hopes To Cater To People Of All Faiths

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 05.20.2016 | Religion

Muslim fashion bloggers and designers have been making an impact in the online fashion world for years. Now, one exclusively online modest fashion com...

The Beautiful Reasons Why These Women Love Wearing A Hijab

The Huffington Post | Yasmin Nouh | Posted 05.11.2016 | Religion

The New York Times recently published a "guide" to Muslim headscarves. The article intended to illuminate an Islamic concept that promotes modesty, bu...

Military College Citadel Denies American Muslim's Hijab Request

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 05.10.2016 | College

A military college in South Carolina has denied a Muslim American's request to wear a hijab. The president of Charleston's Citadel college, John Rosa,...

Help Us Show How Beautifully Diverse The Hijab Can Be

Yasmin Nouh | Posted 05.09.2016 | Religion
Yasmin Nouh

Show us how you wear your hijab to help us illustrate the vibrancy and diversity of Muslim women who don it. Tag your photo with #HijabToMe on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, and we'll showcase it in The Huffington Post.

Why You Should Not Ask a Muslim Woman to Remove Her Hijab

Hawa Fuseini | Posted 04.20.2016 | Religion
Hawa Fuseini

Muslim American women should not be treated like pesticides when we are the essential nutrients needed for America to blossom. I am not the first Muslim-American woman who was asked to remove my hijab, but I pray that I am the last.

How These Muslim Women Surfers Find God In The Waves

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.14.2016 | Religion

For Muslim surfer Aurelia Khatib, wearing a hijab in the water poses some challenges. Yes, it's hot and the material can get heavy when wet, she told ...

This Muslim Figure Skater Is Determined To Make History At The Olympics

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 04.11.2016 | Religion

"Ice Princess in a Hijab" Has Her Eye on the Winter OlympicsZahra Lari Figure Skater comes from one of the world’s hottest climates, but that doesn'...

Cop Who Asked Woman With Hijab To Leave Library: I Thought It Was A Hoodie

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.25.2016 | Politics

The police officer who sparked public outrage this week for threatening to arrest a woman at a Washington D.C. library after she refused to remove her...

SXSW Apologizes For Asking U.S. Olympian To Remove Hijab

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 03.13.2016 | Religion

A world-class fencer who is set to become the first U.S. Olympian to compete in a hijab said she was forced to remove her headscarf by security at the...

4 Muslim Latinas Share Their Experiences With Faith And Islamophobia

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.09.2016 | Latino Voices

Ever since Aamilah Vilchez, Mariana Aguilera, Shailie Nieves and Zainab Ismail decided to practice Islam, they say they've not only faced ignorance ab...

The Afghanistan Women's Soccer Team Unveils Jerseys With Hijabs

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 03.08.2016 | Sports

When Afghanistan's national women’s soccer team takes the field in the near future, the players will be decked in a uniform that marks both their co...

A Republican Leadership Lesson Plan

Domenick Scudera | Posted 03.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

The leadership skills displayed by the Republican presidential candidates inspire me. I am a teacher and I recently applied GOP leadership techniques in my classroom. They work like a charm!

Is Hijab An Obstacle for Muslim Women Living In Canada?

Baraah Zahran | Posted 03.01.2016 | World
Baraah Zahran

This is my message: Trust your hijab. Overcome your fear. Be true to your principles. The West respects and values people of principle.

Stupid Questions Asked to Muslim Women

Asmaa AbuMezied | Posted 02.29.2016 | Women
Asmaa AbuMezied

I don't have a problem with people asking questions, but I do have a problem with the accusations, judgment and discrimination some of these questions have.

Here's Why Uniqlo Is Poised To Nail The Muslim Fashion Market

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 02.17.2016 | Style

Japanese basics magnate Uniqlo is releasing a line of "modest fashion," including hijabs, in American stores later this month. The line is a collabor...

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Obsession Over Muslim Women

Atif Rashid | Posted 02.08.2016 | Religion
Atif Rashid

Considering how our society strongly stands for freedom of expression, justice and plurality, it's ironic that the very thing which Muslim women use to express their identity and liberty -- the hijab -- is the exact reason they are highlighted so much more.