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The Magical Headspace Of Muslim Artist Noor Al-Mosawi

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 08.06.2015 | Religion

There's a lot going on inside Noor Al-Mosawi's head. As a wedding photographer, the 34-year-old from the greater Toronto area spends her days telling ...

Malaysian Women Face Rising Pressure From Muslim 'Fashion Police'

Reuters | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.21.2015 | Religion

Women in Malaysia, long seen as a moderate Islamic nation, have been denied entry to government buildings on the grounds their skirts were too reveal...

Hijab-Wearing Teen Wins Best-Dressed Because 'Being True To Yourself' Is Always In Style

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 07.17.2015 | Good News

This young woman honors her religion with style and grace.  Abrar Shahin, a Muslim teen who wears a hijab -- a symbol of modesty in her faith -- ...

In Iran Today Little Changes Mean a Lot

William O. Beeman | Posted 07.02.2015 | World
William O. Beeman

Iran is changing. The behavior of the people today would have not been tolerated 35 years ago in the immediate post-Revolutionary period. The cumulative effect of these behavioral and cultural changes is a transformation of Iranian society that will likely never be reversed.

Muslims Living Amongst Us!

Yasmin Khan | Posted 07.01.2015 | Religion
Yasmin Khan

Muslims are not a majority, but we're definitely here. We're your average Americans, getting educated, working and contributing to society...or not. You probably go to work or school with a Muslim whether you realize it or not. We don't all wear our religion on our sleeves (or heads).

Priscilla Frank

Step Inside The World Of A Muslim Beauty Pageant

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.25.2015 | Arts

Yes, there are a lot of differences separating Miss Muslimah, a Muslim beauty pageant in Yogakarta, Indonesia, from those broadcast across the...

'My Hijab Has Nothing To Do With Oppression. It's A Feminist Statement'

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.24.2015 | Women

Not all Muslim women cover their bodies. Not all Muslim women who do are forced to do so. Like freelance writer Hanna Yusuf, who chooses to wear a hij...

Muslim Girls Design Their Own Culturally Appropriate Basketball Uniforms

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 06.11.2015 | Religion

The Cedar Riverside girls’ community basketball team in Minneapolis had a big problem. Being of the Muslim faith, the middle-school students dres...

A Muslim Lawyer Refuses To Choose Between A Career And A Head Scarf

The New York Times | Rachel L. Swarns | Posted 06.08.2015 | Religion

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. — The apprehension usually hits the night before a job interview or a big court case, as Zahra Cheema, a young lawyer, looks at th...

A Headscarf, Religious Belief, a Supreme Court Decision, and You

Dwayne Leslie | Posted 06.04.2015 | Religion
Dwayne Leslie

The Seventh-day Adventist Church -- with a more than century-long track record of defending religious freedom and the rights of religious minorities -- early on recognized the critical religious liberty implications central to this case.

A Headscarf, United Airlines, Mother Teresa and a Soda Can

Anya Cordell | Posted 06.03.2015 | Religion
Anya Cordell

It is becoming increasingly acceptable to hold anti-Muslim prejudice, which, apparently, the flight attendant held, took for granted and felt a fair amount of comfort in publicly displaying, as did those passengers who turned on Ms. Ahmad.

Religious Accommodations in the Workplace

Gad Saad | Posted 06.03.2015 | Religion
Gad Saad

In an 8-1 decision the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of a hijab-clad woman who had been denied a job by Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F) based on its "look policy" (which has since been redefined by the company).

Making Modesty Acceptable

Attiya Latif | Posted 06.01.2015 | Style
Attiya Latif

When Kendall Jenner decides to wear pants with a dress, she makes a statement about the way modest apparel, and indeed cultural dress in general, is perceived based upon the wearer.

Dave Jamieson

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Muslim Job Seeker

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled 8-1 on Monday that retailer Abercrombie & Fitch may have violated workplace discrimination law when it turned do...

This Girl's Yearbook Quote About Wearing A Hijab Has A Magical 'Harry Potter' Twist

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 06.04.2015 | Teen

Add this to the list of awesome yearbook quotes we've seen this year. People always ask Fatima Abdel-Gwad, a 17-year-old from California, why she w...

Stop Policing Women's Bodies

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 05.26.2015 | Women
Beth Cone Kramer

We can teach our children there's a time and place for cocktail or beach attire without shaming girls for their bodies. And we need to teach and show boys that a girl's attire or presence at a party doesn't mean she's fair game.

Khloe Kardashian Offends With Niqab Instagram Photo

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment

Khloe Kardashian came under fire after she wore a niqab, a facial covering worn by Muslim women, in a selfie she posted to Instagram on Tuesday. K...

The Yearbook Quote To End All Yearbook Quotes

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.15.2015 | Teen

Gamechanger. That's the only way to describe high school student Rafika Alami's senior quote in her 2015 yearbook. The 17-year-old, who goes to Sum...

Hijab-Wearing, Fearless, Educated: Sayida Ounissi Is The Face of Tunisia's Changing Political Identity

HuffPost Maghreb | Monia Ben Hamadi | Posted 05.11.2015 | World

“Managing to establish a dialogue and be taken seriously was a real challenge.” A young, modern and educated woman, Sayida Ounissi represe...

This Woman Wants To Be The First Hijabi Anchor On Commercial Television In The U.S.

OWN | Posted 04.10.2015 | OWN

As a Libyan-American growing up in southern Maryland, Noor Tagouri says that she often felt "ashamed" to be a Muslim outsider in her local community. ...

Hijab: To Wear Or Not To Wear -- Two Muslim Women's Spiritual Journey

The Huffington Post | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 04.10.2015 | Religion

This week's All Together features a conversation with two talented, ivy league educated, social justice minded Muslim women. Both were raised in rura...

Hijabi Porn and Mia Khalifa

Coming of Faith | Posted 06.06.2015 | Women
Coming of Faith

The depiction of a pseudo-Muslim woman in a pornographic movie might not be as bad as you think. I am not saying that to be cool or edgy. Rather, I want to offer some historical context and, with it, offer a different way to read the situation.

Abercrombie and Fitch Infringes on Religious Freedoms

Sam Lanevi | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics
Sam Lanevi

I believe that businesses have the right to promote their business models because that is how they make a profit and turn the cogs of capitalism. But, I also think that businesses cannot infringe on the rights of their employees to practice their respective religious beliefs.

"Raghead": A Hijabi with a Mission

Attiya Latif | Posted 05.16.2015 | Religion
Attiya Latif

To me, "raghead" will represent not a "dirty Arab," but an elegant, proud, empowered young woman with her faith upon her shoulders and her heart on her sleeve.

German High Court Overturns Headscarf Ban For Teachers

AP | Posted 03.13.2015 | Religion

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's highest court on Friday struck down a state law banning teachers from wearing headscarves as unconstitutional, saying it vio...