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Muslims In U.S. Condemn Extremists After FBI Announces San Bernardino Shooting Is Work Of ISIS

Hours after news broke that the shooters of the San Bernardino massacre were members of ISIS, Muslim organizations across America released statements of their staunch condemnation of these radical acts, ensuring news outlets that they are not affiliated at all.

Salam al-Marayati, president of the Muslim Public Affairs Council declared to a news… More »


Muslims Use #MuslimsAreNotTerrorist Twitter Hashtag To Counter Prejudice In Wake Of Paris Attacks

After last night’s terrorist attacks in Paris, social media has reacted with its usual influx of positive support and activism, but also predictably, the fire-storms of boundless bigotry.

There are 1.6 Billion Muslims in the world, and among them, only a few thousand fanatics who are terrorist factions – extremists – who are… More »


Concerned Mom Mad Son’s History Book Doesn’t Show Bright Side Of Crusades

She may have gotten her Monty Python movies mixed up? More »


Trump Supporter Calls For “Getting Rid” Of Muslims, The Donald Just Nods His Head

Color me utterly unsurprised that a supporter of Donald Trump — who made headlines as the chief celebrity birther — thinks President Obama is a Muslim, that Muslims are this country’s “biggest problem” and that the United States needs to “get rid of them.” And I am also not at all shocked that Trump did… More »


French Women Protest A Ban On Burqas

The above video is from a French feminist group called Niqabitch. They’re two women in their 20s who are protesting France’s ban on burqas and niqabs by walking through the streets of Paris decked in niqabs, short-shorts and heels. The Niqabitches, one of whom is Muslim, believe that banning women from wearing traditional MuslimMore »


Muslim Conservatives In Malaysia Are Not So Crazy In Love With Beyonce

Beyonce has postponed an Oct. 25 performance in Malaysia after Muslim conservatives in that country accused her show of being “immoral.” The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, Malaysia’s largest opposition group, has called for the cancellation of the show because they say it would promote “Western sexy performances.” A statement released by Marctensia entertainment company says the… More »


Saudi Women Get Designer Abayas From John Galliano, Nina Ricci And More

Despite the fact that French President Nicolas Sarkozy proposed a ban on burqas in France last week, saying the body coverings imprison women, Paris held a fashion show showcasing specially made designer abayas, the black overgarments worn by some Muslim women. … More »


The Daily Squeeze: Love Leave, Women Working Out, And Gray Hair

Next week, the Finnish Parliament will discuss whether to grant working adults one week of “love leave” a year. This proposal is aimed at helping to reduce the number of divorces (half of all Finnish marriages end in divorce — like the U.S.!) and the number of people suffering from depression. Research there has shown… More »