Laila Alawa
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Muslim Women Don't Need Your Approval, Pierre Bergé

Sorry not sorry.

Here's What It's Like to Use Dating Apps As a Muslim American Woman

Dating can be rough. If you're an American Muslim woman, it can be a little bit harder.

These Badass Young Women Are Showing the World What "Muslim Style" Looks Like

Covered up doesn't mean unfashionable.

This Is What It's Like to Date As a Young American Muslim

Don't expect to see Muslim Tinder anytime soon...

One Muslim Teen Is Challenging America’s Idea of a Superhero, One Hijab at a Time

Because comic book heroes should look more like the people reading them.
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A Beginner's Guide to Dressing Like the Islamic State for Halloween

Because apparently, this is a thing.

16 Questions Muslim Americans Are Really Tired of Hearing

#8: Do you speak Muslim?

7 Lies We Need to Stop Telling About Muslim Women Wearing Headscarves

Because a headscarf should not be the universal symbol for oppression.

50 Actual Facts That Challenge What You've Been Told About Muslims

Don't believe everything you see on TV.

America Is the Land of the Free – Unless You're Muslim

What about my civil rights?
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Canada's Muslim Women Targeted In Latest Example Of Islamophobia

In light of Quebec's proposed charter to ban overt religious symbols in public, instances of faith-based assault has been rising. Is that a step towards tolerance, or a step backward?

This Queen’s Country Abused Activists. Now She's Presenting Human Rights Awards.

Am I the only one that sees the irony here?

New Survey Claims Women in the Arab World Have Exactly Zero Rights

But what about the rest of the world's women?

FEMEN Told Me to "Take Off My Headscarf" Before Standing Up For Women

Sometimes the saviors need saving.