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Muslims for Progressive Values

Museum of Intolerance

Ani Zonneveld | Posted 06.23.2014 | Religion
Ani Zonneveld

As a museum that espouses the values of tolerance, should you, the Museum of Tolerance, be promoting such an Islamophobic film?

Counseling, Weddings And A Prayer Space For Gay Muslims

Posted 06.21.2013 | Religion

By Krista Kapralos Religion News Service (RNS) Imam Dayaiee Abdullah never knows how many people are going to show up for Friday prayers. Some ...

Marriage Equality is Islamic and American

Ani Zonneveld | Posted 05.12.2013 | Gay Voices
Ani Zonneveld

If God can be the most gracious and compassionate then why can't we human beings do the same? Why are we the judge and prosecutor of God's creation, in this case, our gay and lesbian brothers and sisters?

Lonely Progressive Muslims: Trapped in the Crossfire Between Islamophobes and Intra-Muslim Hatred

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 04.14.2013 | Religion
Nancy Graham Holm

There is a new but largely unrecognized phenomenon in Europe and North America, a nascent but steadily growing movement of Muslim feminists and progressives. The movement can be a lonely one.

Lesbian Muslim Unveiled: The Quest For Progressive Islam Values

SheWired | Nazly Siadate | Posted 01.29.2013 | Gay Voices

A good friend of mine and I were in a heated debate at Starbucks—naturally—over whether or not it’s possible to reconcile Islam with the LGBTQ c...

Muslim Feminists Visit Copenhagen

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 03.10.2013 | Religion
Nancy Graham Holm

"There is absolutely nothing in the Qur'an that supports or justifies forced marriage," says Tehmina Kazi, who has a law degree from the London School...

Faith Shift: What Religion Story Should We Write About Next?

Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.09.2012 | Religion
Jaweed Kaleem

The Huffington Post recently launched a year-long series on religion called Faith Shift. We have our own ideas on stories to cover, but to get the fullest picture of religion in America, we need your help. What should we write about next?

Introducing The Faith Shift Series

John Montorio | Posted 05.29.2012 | Religion
John Montorio

This week, The Huffington Post begins a year-long series, called "Faith Shift," to explore and examine America's changing religious landscape.

Jaweed Kaleem

The New Radical Islam

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 01.30.2013 | Religion

At first, the devout Muslims who gathered in a Washington, D.C., conference center seemed like they could have come from any mosque. There were women ...

Honor Crimes Are Cultural, Don't Blame Them On Muhammad

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 04.08.2012 | Religion
Nancy Graham Holm

As Muslims with progressive values slowly but surely take ascendancy over Deobandi and Wahabi puritan fundamentalism, honor-shame sub-cultures will disappear and with it, the sanctioned abuse of women.