Messed-Up Marriages

Your Daily Muslim #691: Ali Rıza Demircan

Your Daily Muslim #691: Ali Rıza Demircan

Turkish Islamic scholar Ali Rıza Demircan, author of Sexual Life According to Islam, caused a firestorm on Twitter after a televised interview went awry. He brought up the increasing divorce rate in many societies and offered a bizarre explanation of it. Demircan claimed that the widespread practice of haram (forbidden) sexual acts between married couples […]

Your Daily Muslim #690: Kylie Mason

Your Daily Muslim #690: Kylie Mason

Today’s daily Muslim isn’t particularly egregious or horrifying; I wanted to dissect her terrible logic, but she doesn’t warrant the usual YDM treatment. Ausfailian Muslimah Kylie Mason has been “married” by religious ceremony to kebab shop owner Cahit Ozturk since 2007. Ozturk has been legally married to another woman since 1992. He lives with both. […]

Your Daily Muslim #687: Nurashikin Salim (Part 3)

Your Daily Muslim #687: Nurashikin Salim (Part 3)

(Part 1 on Salim | Part 2 on Salim) Last time I checked in on Singaporean Muslimah Nurashikin Salim, she was explaining how she doesn’t think men should be arrested for rape if the victim was uncovered because the victim was at fault. This time I’m going to discuss her recent comments on homosexuality, as […]

Your Daily Muslim #686: Ali Samoja

Your Daily Muslim #686: Ali Samoja

Kenyan sheikh Ali Samoja wanted to follow in the footsteps of his prophet, pigs be upon him. As we know all too well, that entails sexually exploiting minors. Samoja was instructing a 15-year-old girl in religious matters, including but not limited to when she should be lashed vs. killed for adultery according to the Qur’an. […]

Your Daily Muslim #684: Maria Giulia Sergio

Your Daily Muslim #684: Maria Giulia Sergio

“I can’t wait to die as a martyr.” 27-year-old Italian convert Muslimah Maria Giulia Sergio has (in addition to three first names) the wrong idea of what a good society is. Sergio married an Albanian Muslim, and has since grown in her devotion. Of course, their honeymoon was far from normal – they decided to […]

Your Daily Muslim #653: M. Mohamed Abbas

Your Daily Muslim #653: M. Mohamed Abbas

Indian Muslim lawyer/so-called human rights activist M. Mohamed Abbas needs to learn what “human rights” activism really entails. Instead of fighting against child marriage, Abbas has argued for teenage girls to be married off to older men by their parents. Recently, a 16-year-old girl’s father had her married off to an older man. When local […]

Your Daily Muslim #638: Mohamed Makhloufi

Your Daily Muslim #638: Mohamed Makhloufi

Tunisian Muslim Mohamed Makhloufi, 32, a former coffee shop worker, realized he wanted to join the rest of the Muslim ummah in their invasion of the UK. To do so, he joined a dating site, where he found his prey: a grandmother in her mid-40’s named Jane. She was probably an easy target; aging hamplanets […]