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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...

Being Muslim Now: Part 1, Representation

Claire Alkouatli | Posted 12.08.2014 | Religion
Claire Alkouatli

There is a saying of the Prophet, "There will come a time when holding firmly onto religion will be like holding onto hot coals (Al-Tirmidhi)." Facing pressures both internal and external to Islam, it feels that time has come.

Burqas, Bikinis And Blow Jobs: My Life As a Muslim Woman in the West

Nadia P. Manzoor | Posted 10.27.2014 | World
Nadia P. Manzoor

Miss Hamilton put an unwrapped condom onto a large banana in front of the entire class, explaining the facts of the animal kingdom. I could never tell my parents what had actually happened in the classroom. They would have beaten me with the banana and forced me to eat it, as I begged forgiveness for my sins.

Muslim Convert Who Sued AT&T For Discrimination Wins Huge Award

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2012 | Religion

By Carey Gillam KANSAS CITY, Mo. May 4 (Reuters) - A Kansas City woman who converted from Christianity to Islam has been awarded $5 mi...

Muslim Woman Accuses Man Of Sexual Harassment; FBI Show Up At Her Door

AP | By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 01.11.2012 | Religion

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A Muslim woman is suing the University of Bridgeport, alleging that the school failed to investigate her claims that a fellow stud...

Will This Woman Be Egypt's First Female President?

New York Times | ABDALLA F. HASSAN | Posted 08.17.2011 | World

CAIRO -- On May 25, 2005, in a nearly empty polling station, Bothaina Kamel cast her vote on the referendum to amend the Egyptian Constitution to allo...

Southwest Airlines Apologizes To Muslim Passenger

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service Southwest Airlines has apologized to a Muslim woman who claims she was removed from a flight from San Diego on...