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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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Documentary on “ex-Muslims” sparks contentious debate at Portland State

This is a guest post by Andy Ngo. He is a graduate student in political science at Portland State University. His academic interests include political Islam and secularism in the Middle East and North Africa. He can be reached on twitter at @MrAndyNgo and email at [email protected] . On Nov. …

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Detribalization Without Tribalization

A guest post by Reza Ziai. Detribalization Without Tribalization By Reza Ziai, M.A. Psychology Copyright 2016 If you were born in the US you are likely a Christian. If you were born in Iran you are likely a Muslim. If you were born to parents of the Bantu tribe in …

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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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Science

Life on Earth: From Micro to Macro

This is a guest post by Dr. Asim Sahebzada, Ph.D. who is a geo-scientist and hails from Pakistan. Why should we care in the first place as to how did the ancient life looked like or how have humans and other primates evolved? Humans were sent by God from Heavens …

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The taboo of drawing Mohammed

A. R. Mirza is a Canadian ex-muslim interested in exploring the history of religious traditions and how they influence today’s world especially Islam in the modern world. Drawing Mohammed has always been a controversial issue, in school we were taught that it was “haram” of forbidden. But as of late …

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Draw Mohammed Day

Omar is a Canadian graduate in technology, this is his first post on the topic of Islam and Blasphemy. Today is draw Muhammad day. I think it’s important for us to talk about why such a day is needed, and why this day isn’t what a lot of people, specifically …

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Islam: An arduous and unnecessary journey in the 21st century.

This is a guest post by André the Kafir. André is a Midwest-based student studying astrophysics. This is his first piece about Islam. What really irks me about Islam, and other religions, are the unnecessary complexities its followers have to grapple with. I think there might be a way for …

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A Bangladeshi Ex-Muslim on Avijit Roy’s Death

I’ve more or less stepped away from online activism of any sort for a few years now but this is absolutely breaking my heart and I don’t how else to cope. Three days ago, an American blogger and author of Bangladeshi origin was leaving a book fair in Dhaka when …

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The Etiology of Cultural Hegemony

A guest post by Reza Ziai. The Etiology of Cultural Hegemony By Reza Ziai, M.A. Psychology Copyright 2014 The topic of culture has been a serious interest of mine from the time I was barely able to walk up to the present day where I recently finished teaching a semester …

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