Tag Archives: islam

Muslim Comedians in the U.S.: A PBS Special

Prior to the premiere, I was given an opportunity to interview several of the comedians, and here is what we talked about:

Motorcycle Diaries Part XIII

The question being debated was exactly akin to a heated argument being initiated about whether Egypt should send female astronauts to space…

Muslim Couples and Infertility: Plan Ahead!

“I can’t have children,” she said, tears streaming down her cheeks


From explaining myself to people who believe that being married to a Muslim is similar to being Frankenstein’s bride, or Jack the Ripper’s victim.

Politics, Leadership, and the Muslim Woman

Do Muslim women have a right to be political leaders?

The answer is yes.

Motorcycle Diaries Part XI

“It’s a crime, a crime against culture. They are destroying a holy place, a place that is of incalculable value to Sarajevo.”

The Next Great War… With the Burqa

The burqa is quickly becoming the greatest foe of the Western society. But this tussle with the ‘Muslim woman’s attire’ is not new.

The Mindless Menace of Violence in the Muslim World

One more act of senseless violence greets us in the Muslim world this week.

In the Name of Hijab?

As an American Muslim woman who chooses the hijab, I was shocked, enraged, and saddened to hear of the murder of 16-year-old Aqsa Parvez in Mississauga, Canada.

Motorcycle Diaries Part X

When my father-in-law passed away last year, someone advised that his tombstone should not be raised above the ground. When I asked why, I was told that this is how it should be done in Islam…