Voices

Voices

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The Secret Lives of Immigrants

I’m an immigrant. No, not one of those 2nd generation, born and raised in the West sort of immigrants. I’m the real deal. I was born and raised in a middle-class family in Lahore, Pakistan, to a businessman father and a homemaker mother. After 9/11, my family feared for our …

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Gender

Gender

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Gender

I don’t oppose the hijab because I was forced; I oppose the hijab because it sucks

That’s right. This is a post about a common misapprehension when discussing the hijab, one that has arisen a thousand and one times (or so it seems at the end of this long, long week, since I launched the Ex-Hijabi Fashion Photo Journal). The misapprehension is this: Reasons the hijab …

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Family

Family

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Family

Broken family

This is a guest post by M, an Ex-Muslim who is a molecular physicist based out of New England. She wrote this in reference to divisions as a result of religion within her family. Two words that sweep under the rug a marriage and the babies that followed. A decades-long …

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Human Rights

Human Rights

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Human RightsNews

David Cameron’s speech on Extremism & Sarah Haider’s talk on the need for liberal critique

David Cameron speech on extremism is amazing, it hits all the right notes AND seems to be mirroring a lot of the same points Sarah Haider​ made last month at her talk at American Humanist Association. National Union of Students & CAGE   Extremism effects Muslims the most   We …

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Opinion

Opinion

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OpinionVoices

The Secret Lives of Immigrants

I’m an immigrant. No, not one of those 2nd generation, born and raised in the West sort of immigrants. I’m the real deal. I was born and raised in a middle-class family in Lahore, Pakistan, to a businessman father and a homemaker mother. After 9/11, my family feared for our …

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Religion

Religion

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Religion

The Humanist Quran – Al-Hikmah – Chapter 2 – Part 1

2:1 adenine, thymine, cytosine and guanine 2:2 This is the Book , like all Books about which there should always be doubt, skepticism is a guidance for all those that are conscious of their fallibility, those that are true free thinkers. 2:3 Those who understand how we investigate the unknown, …

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