Award shows and sporting events have rapidly transformed into places for those in the entertainment industry to bring a spotlight to social and global issues that they feel are necessary to be highlighted. Super Bowl
Aside from the hijab-clad Muslim women, most of us are not as easily identifiable. You’ll find us out at the mall; scoring the latest fashions, at the new hip restaurant in town, or island-hopping with
What is Peri Peri? Originated from the peppers of South Africa and later imported to Portugal—the word “peri peri” is referred to as “hot or spicy” sauce in Portugal. This “sauce” is popular in many
Ever wondered what a gym looks like in Gaza? It looks like 12,000 destroyed homes that have yet to be rebuilt. Although – the men using it make it easier on the eyes. You’re welcome.
Let’s go back a month to the story that swept headlines – as it should have – but that has already been forgotten – as it was expected. 40,000. That’s the number of people who are
The Walk-in Closet
We stepped out into the sunlight and Emil hailed a taxi. We slipped into the backseat and he instructed the driver towards a downtown plaza where tourists and locals alike pursued through the open souk. “I have the entire day planned for us,” Emil said as he took my hand into his. “Now that we’re […]
If you’re hoping for a piece on the fool-proof mathematical equation to finding the perfect life partner – click elsewhere because 1) I hate math and 2) I’ve made a lot of foolish errors before finding the answer (that’s why you always use pencil), so my way for sure isn’t “fool-proof” or perfect. I will, however, share […]
Ah Tinder, the dating app we hate to love and love to hate. The app that has inspired such Instagram pages like Tinder Nightmares and Tinder Convos and Girl With No Job. A majority of women’s experiences on Tinder tend to be the same. You tell yourself you’re not looking for anything serious, you won’t get caught […]
When passing through the storms of life, please remember: 1. It could be worse, 2. It will get better. – Doe Zantamata This quote makes me think about the beginning of my relationship with my now-husband. I would describe the period around our engagement as stormy. Dating was easy. That was the calm before the […]
I set my one bag down on a large canopied hotel bed in a room that looked like it could have been plucked out of 1001 Nights. Through the oriental bedroom window, the sky was an apricot hue, as the sun slowly winked away in the west. Everything dies in the west, a wise shaikh […]
The best way to test your compatibility with your significant other is to plan a day trip to the mountains; get into an accident, spend the night in a boring town, boil to death in the hottest hotel room ever (it melted my coconut oil) and then realize that you went way, way, way over […]
DISCLAIMER: Everyone who contributed to this discussion happened to be heterosexual women, so these answers will be inspired by the profiles of heterosexual men, but many are equally applicable to people of other genders or orientations. If you’d like to answer this question in regards to people other than heterosexual men, leave a comment! *** Bumble, Tinder, […]
Fourth installment in the Enchanting Emil series! I like food and I like dinner parties. Occasionally, I like mingling with humans. The excitement of meeting up with old and making new friends was the perfect way to end a stressful day. I also like Sophia and Evan, the gracious hosts for the evening. I even […]
Growing up, I always promised myself I would never marry someone who didn’t have U.S. citizenship. It sounds horrible, I know. But I didn’t want to deal with someone who might be marrying me just to come to America. I didn’t want to deal with the paperwork. I just didn’t want to deal. Fast-forward to […]
Originally posted on NouPop “Wait, I thought you got engaged already? Didn’t that happen way before Thanksgiving?” Cara asked. “Well, yes – technically. But he didn’t propose, or anything,” I answered. “So what do you mean you’re engaged if he didn’t propose? I am beyond confused,” huffed Sasha. The confusion took over her face. I […]
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It is time for a very serious conversation about feminism. Yes, feminism. While so many people believe it is this extreme institution where women come together and sing “Sister Suffragette”
Like many, I have the surah (chapter) Ikhlas on repeat throughout my daily prayers. When I started studying the mysticism behind
Originally published on AUTOSTRADDLE with republishing rights granted to MissMuslim. Written by Kieryn Darkwater I was working the polls on election
I remember the first time I went to the mosque alone. I had come of an age where I was
Time does not heal all wounds. Grief does not disappear. There is no magic wand to erase the aftermath of
When passing through the storms of life, please remember: 1. It could be worse, 2. It will get better. –
Lisa Vogl, founder of Verona Collection and international photographer, converted to Islam six years ago. I knew Lisa long before she