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Donald Trump’s Hateful Rhetoric Led this Woman to Embrace Islam

Donald Trump’s Hateful Rhetoric Led this Woman to Embrace Islam

  On the day Donald Trump was elected as President of the United States, a woman wrote on her Facebook page how his hateful rhetoric led to her embracing Islam. A year ago Lisa Shanklin began reading the Qur’an after seeing Trump’s hateful rhetoric: “It was Trump’s hateful rhetoric that led me a year ago […]

 

My name is Ann Marie and this is how I accepted Islam

(written in 2012) I am 27 years old and I live in Ontario, Canada. Five years ago I accepted Islam and became a Muslim. I moved away from my family when I was 22 years old and I was living in a new place by myself. I was going through a severe depression at the […]

 
Let us speak for ourselves: five women’s experiences of Islamophobic attacks

Let us speak for ourselves: five women’s experiences of Islamophobic attacks

Muslim women and their clothes, their relationships with men and their place in British society are written and talked about and discussed and debated to death – but rarely are Muslim women included in those discussions themselves. In an attempt to correct this, Huma Qureshi asks five women to share their experiences. By Huma Qureshi  […]

 

My name is Jennifer and this is how I accepted Islam

6 Jan 2013 Assalamualaykum My name is Jennifer and I am 36 years old, from the United States. My life has been kind of strange. I was born the middle child, middle sister, in the middle of chaos. As a result of neglect, malnutrition and abuse, my 4 siblings and I were removed from our […]

 

My name is Meliha and this is how I accepted Islam

3 Feb 2013 Assalamualaykum My name is Meliha Senol. I am an Australian from Sydney. I came to embrace Islam around four years ago. ALHAMDULILLAH!! I would like to share with you a little about myself and how I came to accept Islam. I grew up in a very hard household where drugs and alcohol […]

 

My name is Aisha B and this how I accepted Islam

27 Feb 2013 From Darkness to Light Assalamualaykum My name is Aisha.  I am 42 years old, of Indian origin and settled in Sydney for over a year now.  I accepted Islam less than 5 months ago and the story I am about to tell willInsha’Allah renew the faith that you already have in the benevolence […]

 

My name is Alina and this how I accepted Islam

11 May 2013 Assalamualaykum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuh I was born in a small city in Romania, a country in the South East of Europe. Romania is 97% Christian Orthodox but very much non-practicing. Religion has turned into tradition, folk, and culture. Religion is seen as something that everyone has, but that is not necessary […]

 

Wifehood and Motherhood are Not the Only Ways to Paradise

By Maryam Amir Ebrahimi   “Why are you majoring in that field?” I asked a sister in college. She sighed, “To be honest, I just want to get married. I don’t really care about what I’m studying right now. I’m just waiting to get hitched so I can be a wife and a mother.” “It’s […]

 

Women’s Freedom in Islam

The women’s liberation movement was not begun by women but was revealed buy god to a man in the seventh century by the name of Muhammad (peace be upon him) who is known as the last prophet of Islam. The Qur’an and the traditions of the prophet (Hadith or Sunnah) are the sources from which […]

 
French rapper stuns fans, makes first TV appearance wearing hijab

French rapper stuns fans, makes first TV appearance wearing hijab

By Ramdane Belamri  1 Oct 2012   French rapper Mélanie Georgiades, known as Diam’s, made her first TV appearance with her new image.  Amid a nationwide debate in France surrounding attitudes towards the Islamic veil, or hijab, a French rapper has surprised fans by announcing her conversion to Islam and choosing to wear a headscarf.  […]