Voices

Voices

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What about the victims of Islam?!

This is a guest post by Soran Tarkhani. He is of Kurdish origin from Iraqi Kurdistan. In addition to working as an assistant lecturer at Salahaddin University in Erbil and is currently pursuing his PhD in political science.   Growing up in “Kurdistan” which is often affiliated with secular philosophy …

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Gender

Gender

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Women’s Rights vs Anti- Muslim Bigotry: An Unfortunate Tension

Today the Arab American News begrudgingly reports, “We hate to do this but…investigators say that the Muslim girl lied about getting attacked by Trump supporters on a NYC subway. She was out drinking with friends and made up the story to ‘distract her angry father.’ She ran away from home …

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Family

Family

Painting: Oedipus at Colonus, by Jean-Antoine-Théodore Giroust. Dallas Museum of Art
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The Husband-Son Hybrid

There is a class of men that exist in society. They may look like normal men, they may act like normal men; in certain aspects they may actually be pretty normal. However, if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find that these men live under very peculiar circumstances at home …

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Human Rights

Human Rights

Human Rights

Voices of moderation and #HangAyazNizami

Despite reams of evidence, it is difficult for the average Westerner to comprehend the state of religious fundamentalism in Muslim countries. The truth is savage and unyielding – and we have no chance of changing reality if we refuse to even face it. Here is the face of religious “moderation” …

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Opinion

Opinion

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Walking by Moonlight: My Journey Out of Islam

Amira is a medical professional from Texas. As a bibliophile and science enthusiast, she’s passionate about the pursuit of knowledge. This is her first publication as an Ex-Muslim. Greetings, As an ex-Muslim, the first action I would like to extend is an offering of peace, or salaam. Apostasy from Islam …

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Religion

Religion

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Principles and Politics: The Southern Poverty Law Center Loses the Plot

In addition to threats of violence by Islamic fundamentalists, liberal critics of Islam are increasingly abandoned. At best, we are inconvenient afterthoughts, at worst, bigots and hate-mongers. The intellectual confusion and moral paralysis plaguing the Western Left around the religion of Islam has done much to add credibility to the …

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