Sexism

Your Daily Muslim #682: Nurashikin Salim (Part 2)

Your Daily Muslim #682: Nurashikin Salim (Part 2)

If you haven’t read part 1 yet, click here. This piece contains some of the most messed-up content on this site. Reader discretion is advised. Singaporean Muslimah Nurashikin Salim, who is July 2015’s Muslim of the Month, is a relic of a long-gone era. Her views are so backward it is difficult to accept her […]

Your Daily Muslim #680: Ubah Ali

Your Daily Muslim #680: Ubah Ali

St. Paul Somali Muslimah Ubah Ali and many of her fellow seventh-century celebrants are the latest group of regressives to push sharia compliance on America’s swimming pools. The raucous horde of Muslimahs got in touch with the St. Paul police department and the local YMCA. Together, they began an early-morning swimming instruction program so they […]

Your Daily Muslim #679: Illiza Saaduddin Djamal

Your Daily Muslim #679: Illiza Saaduddin Djamal

Ramadan is in full swing. During this time of year, Muslims add to their collective irritability by depriving themselves of basic nutrition for most of the day. In Jakarta, selling food between dawn and 4pm during Ramadan is prohibited because it would encourage people to make proper health decisions instead of letting an ancient fairytale […]

Your Daily Muslim #678: Ismahan Isse

Your Daily Muslim #678: Ismahan Isse

Ohio Somali Muslimah Ismahan Isse wanted to become a police officer. There was one problem with that: police officers are required to wear uniforms instead of ninja costumes. Isse realized she would be unable to continue with a law enforcement career if she wore the hijab on duty. She chose to be uncovered during law […]

Your Daily Muslim #676: Nurashikin Salim (Part 1)

Your Daily Muslim #676: Nurashikin Salim (Part 1)

Nurashikin Salim will be gracing this site weekly for the next several weeks. There’s quite a bit of material on her. Most bloggers write about their life experiences, take Instagrammed photos of their failed attempts to be Julia Child, and share odd personal anecdotes. Singaporean Muslimah Nurashikin Salim is not one of those bloggers. A […]

Your Daily Muslim #674: Qazi Nazir Ahmad Hanifi

Afghan Muslim Qazi Nazir Ahmad Hanifi is a relic of ages past. He currently represents Herat province and is a member of the Islamic Ulema Council of Afghanistan. Of course, this means he’s an exemplar of all manner of 7th-century savagery. When Afghanistan’s president moved to appoint the first woman to the nation’s supreme court, […]

Your Daily Muslim #667: Homaidan Ali al-Turki

Your Daily Muslim #667: Homaidan Ali al-Turki

Saudi Muslim Homaidan Ali al-Turki had a wife and five children. He was in the US on a scholarship and seemed to be trying to improve himself. Despite having five children to look after, he felt it was more important to focus his attentions on the maid. al-Turki had hired a maid, whom he had […]

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