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Navigating the Intersection: Muslim Parents and the topic of LGBTQ

The Challenge of the LGBTQ Agenda in Public Schools In Muslim communities throughout the country, parents are steering their families through a fast changing society, where they are taught to respect people of all kinds, regardless of culture, religion and identity while also holding steadfast to their own beliefs [...]

2023-09-05T19:06:56+00:00September 5th, 2023|American Muslims, Islam|

Taqiyya and Islam

By Uzma Saeed A few years ago, during my university studies, I encountered preachers from a different faith sharing their beliefs. One of them handed me a pamphlet with Quran translations and attempted to dissuade me from considering Islam as a religion. She used these translations to support her arguments. [...]

2023-09-05T14:53:46+00:00September 5th, 2023|Misconceptions|

Dismantling Misconceptions about Islam Portrayed on TV

Introduction: Perceptions Shaped Through Media The role of television in today’s world is vital in shaping the perceptions of millions of individuals regarding their understanding of different cultures, religions, and communities. Unfortunately, Islam, one of the world’s largest religions, is often underrepresented or misrepresented in mainstream television shows and [...]

2023-08-29T21:50:09+00:00August 29th, 2023|American Muslims, Islam|

Cultivating Understanding

An Interview with Laura El Alam, Author of “Made from the Same Dough” In this article, where we had the pleasure of interviewing author, Laura El Alam, to discuss her children's book titled "Made from the Same Dough." In this interview, we explore the inspiration behind this heartwarming tale [...]

2023-07-24T14:59:06+00:00July 24th, 2023|Converts|

Morality & Islam

By: Uzma Saeed Societal Changes and Shifting Morality A few months ago, while scrolling YouTube, an 80s movie I'd watched with my son appeared. Clicking for a glimpse, I noticed the actresses' dresses, reminiscing about how society has changed due to technology. Everything, from fashion to eating habits have [...]

2023-07-24T11:58:34+00:00July 21st, 2023|Islam|

The Miracles of the Qur’an’s Literature: Unveiling Divine Eloquence

The Qur'an: A Literary Masterpiece That Transcends Generations The Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, is widely regarded as a literary masterpiece. Its profound impact on Arabic literature, its eloquence, and the timeless message it conveys have captivated both scholars and believers for centuries. The Qur'an's literary miracles extend beyond [...]

2023-07-03T18:08:43+00:00July 1st, 2023|Quran, the Word of God|

Sexual Orientation: An Identity or Personal Desire?

Identity vs Preference In recent times, there has been a notable increase in discussions pertaining to the LGBTQ+ movement, leading to heated debates across various platforms. The promotion of understanding and inclusivity necessitates the practice of open-mindedness, active listening, and respectful dialogue, which unfortunately tend to be absent [...]

2023-06-17T16:38:47+00:00June 9th, 2023|Islam|

Consumerism and Islam

By: Uzma Saeed  The Dark Side of Excessive Consumption: Unused Possessions and the American Dream During the last holiday season, while passing by my neighbor's house, I couldn't help but notice their car parked outside the garage, prompting me to reflect on the epitome of the American dream. If you [...]

2023-06-20T18:42:14+00:00May 31st, 2023|Islam|
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