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How A Hijab-Friendly Brooklyn Salon Became A Space For Women's Empowerment

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 02.20.2017 | Women

Muslim cosmetologist Huda Quhshi used to lug her supplies around New York City, cutting and coloring women’s hair over sinks in crowded apartments. ...

This Gorgeous Fashion Show Featured Immigrant Models In Hijabs

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 02.16.2017 | Style

Indonesian designer Anniesa Hasibuan made history at last year’s New York Fashion Week when she sent her entire cast of models down the runway in hi...

Drake Calls Rumors That He Told A Fan To Take Off Her Hijab A ‘Fake Story’

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.10.2017 | Entertainment

Started from the bottom, now he’s fake news. Drake, the Canadian rapper whom people love to hate, has responded to the rumors spread this week that ...

World Hijab Day Takes On Renewed Significance In The Age Of Trump

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 02.01.2017 | World

Wednesday marked the fifth World Hijab Day, an annual event that found new significance this year in the wake of President Donald Trump’s recent exe...

Does 'God Bless America' Include Muslims?

Brown Girl Magazine | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics
Brown Girl Magazine

Can I, as an American Muslim, feel proud and included when POTUS refers to America as our incredible country?

I'm A Muslim Woman, Not A Prop

Melody Moezzi | Posted 01.26.2017 | Religion
Melody Moezzi

Images of presumably patriotic Muslim American women turning flags into headscarves imply that we are easily identifiable by a piece of fabric, which we are not.

Women’s March: Why Use The Veil As A Symbol For Islam?

Elham Manea | Posted 01.24.2017 | Religion
Elham Manea

Dear Organizers of the Women’s March. Dear Human Rights Watch! I am a female Arab academic who considers Islam to be her religion. I have extensivel...

The Problem with D&G's Abaya Line

Aaleen Zulqarnain | Posted 01.10.2017 | Style
Aaleen Zulqarnain

Last year,, mogul fashion house D&G made what Forbes noted was their "smartest move in years", when they launched a new collection of abayas and heads...

These Teen Boxers Show Us All The Real Meaning Of Sportswomanship

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.30.2016 | Religion

Amaiya Zafar is a 16-year-old amateur boxer from St. Paul, Minnesota, who has never gotten the chance to fight in an official competition. She’s a M...

Viral Videos Teach Muslim Women How To Deflect Hijab Grabbers

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.28.2016 | Religion

The election of Donald Trump left many Muslims around the country ― along with a host of other religious and ethnic minorities ― feeling fearful. ...

Generation M Is the Next Big Opportunity for Global Brands

AsiaToday | Posted 11.23.2016 | World

By AsiaToday reporter Lee Mi-hyun - Muslim millennials (b. 1980 and 2000), the so-called 'Generation M', are emerging as the next big opportunity for ...

Hijabi News Anchor Hopes Her Career Milestone Can Inspire Muslim Women Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 11.30.2016 | World

Toronto’s CityNews channel needed an anchor to fill in for a broadcast last week, so Ginella Massa stepped up to the plate ― becoming, she believe...

Georgia Bill Could Make Islamic Veils Illegal In Public (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Adam Hamze | Posted 11.18.2016 | Politics

In 1951, Georgia passed an anti-masking law to keep Ku Klux Klan members from committing anonymous racist violence while wearing white hoods. Now, jus...

Why These Minnesota Muslim Women Are Dedicated To Wearing Their Hijabs

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.10.2017 | Religion

Islam is the world’s second largest religion, but the faith ― and the women who choose to show their dedication to it with their hijabs ― are in...

We're Finally Getting A Hijab Emoji

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 11.14.2016 | Religion

Emojis are one of life’s small pleasures and, on November 10th, they got a whole lot more inclusive. During its 149th meeting, the Unicode Consortiu...

Muslim Teacher Told Hijab 'Isn't Allowed Anymore'

Fadumo Ali | Posted 11.15.2016 | Politics
Fadumo Ali

A Muslim teacher was left with a note that read her hijab “isn’t allowed anymore”, following Tuesday’s election results. Mairah Teli, 24, a l...

American Muslims Are Fearful But Resilient About Their Place In Trump's America

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.15.2017 | Religion

As news of President-elect Donald Trump’s victory began to sink in, some Muslims in America started fearing for their safety. This rise in anxiety s...

Noor Tagouri Is Not The Controversy. Muslim Women Representation Is

Hina Tai | Posted 10.20.2016 | Women
Hina Tai

Is it modesty inclusive of beauty or modesty exclusive of sexuality?

All Women Have The Right To Choose, But Some Choices Are More Equal Than Others

Zubin Madon | Posted 10.19.2016 | World
Zubin Madon

Georgian-American Grandmaster Nazi Paikidze's decision to boycott the chess tournament in Iran has had a strange, unintended consequence on employee a...

Burqa, Miter, Cowl, Veil

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | Posted 12.05.2016 | Religion
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

"Apparel oft proclaims the man." --Polonius to Laertes, Hamlet It may be that both the burka and the bikini were devised by men as solutions to a m...

Meet the First Woman To Wear A Hijab In Playboy

The Huffington Post | Jessica Carro | Posted 10.04.2016 | Politics


10 Photos Capture The Grace Of The World's First Muslim Hijabi Ballerina

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.06.2016 | Arts

Stephanie Kurlow put on her first tutu at the age of 2. She donned her first hijab at the age of 9. When Kurlow first converted to Islam along with he...

Muslim YouTuber's Hijab Series Is Refreshingly Honest ... And Hilarious

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.21.2016 | Religion

Muslim YouTuber Tazzy Phe is known for her smart, deadpan delivery ― and for being to able to articulate, in remarkably creative ways, what it’s l...

Behold The Glory Of New York Fashion Week's First All-Hijab Show

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.28.2016 | Religion

In a country where Muslim women have been fired and rejected from college for wearing a hijab, it’s refreshing to see New York Fashion Week embrace ...

There Could Soon Be A Hijab Emoji Thanks To This Muslim Teen

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.14.2016 | Religion

Rayouf Alhumedhi, a 15-year-old Saudi teenager living in Germany, is on a mission to increase representation of Muslim women and men in the virtual wo...