An American Muslim Marriage
Stereotypes about Muslim marriages made me fear what would happen when I entered my own.
The Shunned MuslimJournalist Wajahat Ali wrote about Israeli settlers, and now some Muslim Americans have denounced him as a Zionist sympathizer. Is the backlash warranted?
What Happened When a Devout Muslim and a Devout Catholic Got Married in Small-Town IowaNeither of them converted.
Sharia Has Come to TexasFox News and Breitbart claimed a rogue court was enforcing Islamic law in America. So I went to see it for myself.
Did You Hear the One About Muslims Who Tell Profane Jokes About Islam?I went to see R-rated Muslim comics perform, and they taught me something about free speech.
The Real Secret of Ramadan in AmericaWhy the holy month is more profound for me here than anywhere else in the world.
Why the Far Right Believes Every Muslim—Including Me—Is a LiarI’d never heard of “taqiyya” until someone accused me of it. I discovered it’s a conspiracy theory with disturbing power.
Why the #MeToo Moment Is Especially Distressing for Muslim WomenWhen they tell their stories, the far right cheers—and many other Muslims tell them to shut up.
The Ex-Muslims Go PublicPeople who leave Islam are fiercely criticized by believers. They used to make me angry, too. Then I got to know them.
People Have Always Feared I’ll Become a RadicalWhen I met someone who actually did, I realized how America pushes young Muslims to the edge.
Wearing a Hijab Is Complicated. So Is Deciding to Take One Off.My immigrant mother and her doctor daughter show how hard it can be.