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Marvel's Muslim Superhero -- Will She Make A Difference To Islamophobia?

Posted 11.29.2013 | Religion

(RNS) When Marvel Comics announced the debut of its latest superhero — a 16-year-old Pakistani-American Muslim from Jersey City, N.J. — it was cor...

We're Here, We're... Look, We're Just Here, All Right?

Rye Silverman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Rye Silverman

Hey, Christian, heterosexual, cisgender, white men who are freaking out because there's a bunch more people who aren't like you in media! Your fear is that you will wake up one day and flip on the TV and not see anyone you can relate to? Well, that's what life is like for the rest of us right now.

Muslim Superheroes -- Marketing Gimmick or Much More?

Wardah Khalid | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Wardah Khalid

Look out, folks -- come February, there's a new superhero in town. Like other superheroes, Kamala Khan has an alter ego (teenager living in Jersey City), a special power (shape shifting) and a code name (Ms. Marvel).

Marvel's Muslim Girl Superhero Is AWESOME

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 11.06.2013 | Religion

Kamala Khan isn't your average teenage Muslim girl. Though she lives in New Jersey and juggles the identity crisis that's often part-and-parcel of gro...