Written By: Besan In society talking about certain topics are taboo, especially on divorce. This stigma needs to break. So I decided to share a part of my story. I was drowning in this world. I was confused, lost, scared, and questioning everything around me after my divorce ( almost 5 yrs ago). I didn’tContinue reading “Let Us Break The Stigma of Divorce”
Article By: Kaya Gravitter and Iman Ibrahim. As I reflect on Muslim Women’s Day that took place this year on March 27th, I cannot come to realize why they finally decide to post things by Muslim women just on that day. Why is our voice only amplified on one day and not every day? WhenContinue reading “Why is the Voice of Muslim Women Only Amplified on One day and Not Every Day?”
Being a convert is a hard burden to carry. You have the weight of the dunya (this life), previous life, and your current life all on your shoulders, and you are constantly being pulled into a different direction with the devil’s assistance. I write this as I listen to a cover By Butch Walker FeaturingContinue reading “There is a Price to Pay By Converting to Islam”
Sometimes Hijab is a pressure by the society around you. When or if it was the case that if a Muslim women is forced to wear it, then some women who take off the hijab, may feel like they are free since they took it off. Though I cannot speak for what happens to the Muslim women oversees, I have never met a Muslim woman in this country who was forced to wear the hijab. In this country I have seen women getting their hijab torn off their head or maybe even their family opposes them wearing hijab, like my parents for instance.
Ramadan, the holy month where Muslims fast from dawn to sunset, is not just about fasting but of giving charity, abstaining from sexual intercourse during the day, and feeding the hungry. However, not all Muslims need to fast or pray. People who are sick, pregnant, breastfeeding, traveling, or have their period should do not needContinue reading “What Happens When Your Period Comes In Ramadan”
Ever wake up in the morning with messages from random guys in your DM’s (social media – direct messages)? These direct messages can vary all the way from a marriage proposal, how you should dress, how you should act, how you should feel as a convert, or them asking you if you know any single convertsContinue reading “Muslim Men Being Extra Friendly in Your DM’s”