The holiest month in the Islamic calendar -- Ramadan -- is upon us. It is a time when Muslims give up temporary pleasures of food and intimacy to focus on spiritual reformation of the self.
There is a stand. Maybe it's marked by a booming black mic, a large maple podium, some tape on the carpet, an etch in the dirt. Perhaps it's nestled u...
If a nightclub in Orlando is not a safe place for LGBT people to gather, how do we create safe places for us be different together? A hate crime against one person or group is a discriminatory assault against any one and every group. How do we support one another? What will we do and say and be this week and every week?
Today, it is our obligation as a queer community to remember that islamophobia, homophobia, and transphobia work together.
Offer the same love and light to the Muslim community that you do to the queer community.
"It's tragic. Absolutely tragic," said one man after yet another deadly shooting occurred in the United States. "My heart breaks for those affected, it really does. It just seems like there's nothing we can do to stop this, and nothing we can do to prevent this."
Trump's contention is that our differences define us and should separate us. The American narrative is the opposite, though. Our differences have made our businesses, political system, and higher education system more dynamic, innovative and strong.
When I was younger, I had a terrible run in with poison ivy. I still remember to this day the pain I felt from the blistering, scabbing, and burning ...
Hate Hurts is a project designed to track and bring attention to incidents of Islamophobic discrimination and violence across the Western world.
Hena Khan, 42, an American Muslim author, thinks children's books and religious literacy might be a partial answer to increased Islamophobia.
Recently a flight from Philadelphia to Syracuse was delayed two hours, stalled on the runway, because one passenger became concerned when she perceive...
Nothing in Ali's monumental life was given to him. He earned it all. He earned his titles. He earned our respect. Now, like butterflies and bees that have soared in the heat of the day, he has earned his rest.
The horrific actions of a non-Muslim murderer typically get dismissed in the media as the result of a mental illness--in this case, PTSD. Imagine if Garza were Muslim--Trump would be holding press conferences about the importance of establishing his terrorist watch groups.
An extremist group of white, presumably Christian men in Texas are training against a non-existent Islamic "uprising" by dipping their bullets in pig's blood and bacon grease to target Muslims. The fact that consumption of pork is forbidden in Islam is well-known.
I was 16 years old when I ran for student government in my high school. After a long and trying campaign, I won. Until a boy made a joke that I should be impeached and assassinated because I was a foreign-born Muslim.
In the United States of America everyone has equal rights regardless of race, color, creed or national origin. I am saddened by the current state of a...