Gender

Gender

GenderHuman Rights

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

Family

Jealousy, Freedom & Friendship

This is a guest post by Haritha, a Syrian Ex-Muslim About half a year ago, I moved into my first place in the US, starting a new chapter of my life. One day four months ago I was passing by the pool at my apartment when I heard joyful sounds …

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Human Rights

Human Rights

Human Rights

Charges filed against Egyptian atheist Sherif Gaber

Egyptian religious conservative Al-Nour party (Party of light) has filed a blasphemy claim against atheist, free-thinker and activist Sherif Gaber. The salafi Al-Nour party has allied with the military dictatorship of Sisi and campaigned for him in the recent 2018 elections. Al-Nour’s lawyer Haitham Hashim Saad has filed a complaint …

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Voices

Voices

Voices

A Call For Unity – JT Eberhard

This is an edited excerpt from a talk given by JT Eberhard at the American Atheist Convention 2015. He can be reached at his blog  What would JT Do? and twitter @jteberhard We atheists are doing what we’ve always done: calling for compassion, both from our peers and in our lawmaking. …

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Thrive

Thrive

Thrive

What does Thriving mean to an ex-Muslim?

What do we mean by “Thriving”? Thriving is the state of feeling fully alive and connected to a meaning in life that is bigger than yourself. A state of self-actualization that is more attainable once you have your basic needs in life met, freeing you up to pursue these higher-level …

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Opinion

Opinion

OpinionReligion

Islamism: From Turkey to Canada

Vasarav is a tax attorney based in Montreal I’m a Turkish-Canadian and I’m getting a sick sense of déjà vu these days. Despite sporadic and relatively minor incidents of violence, for example a hotel set on fire in response to a Turkish publisher who wanted to publish The Satanic Verses, …

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Religion

Religion

OpinionReligion

Islamism: From Turkey to Canada

Vasarav is a tax attorney based in Montreal I’m a Turkish-Canadian and I’m getting a sick sense of déjà vu these days. Despite sporadic and relatively minor incidents of violence, for example a hotel set on fire in response to a Turkish publisher who wanted to publish The Satanic Verses, …

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