With all the stories on the Internet it can be difficult to always stay in the know. To help, we’ve searched the web for interesting pieces of news, videos and tips to help you start off your week on the right foot. 1. 7 Comedians That Are Breaking Stereotypes About…Read More
Can religious Muslims choose to wait for love or must they settle down with the most practical match? We all grapple with this question, especially if we hit our late 20s and have not yet married. What is it that I really want? We all desire both love and marriage,…Read More
Ask M answers your questions about online courtship and wedding night anxieties.
“I’ll have a tall, half soy, half 2%, no foam, with one pump please.” Have you heard (or ordered) something similar at your local coffee shop? Will that “perfect” order – so detailed because we are given so many choices – make every sip all the more satisfying or…Read More
Rushing into a physical relationship before establishing social commitment is harmful on a personal and societal level. A sad reality is that the online dating industry is built on this shadiness for purely economic reasons. A sadder reality is that well-intentioned people are sucked into it. It’s a downward spiral…Read More
altMuslimah (“altM”) will be celebrating its 6th birthday this March, on International Women’s Day. For six years, we’ve been providing cutting edge commentary on a variety of issues pertinent to gender-and-Islam, starting and normalizing discussions the community was previously afraid to broach. As we begin our 7th year, we…Read More
If you’re a single Muslim in North America, you know the thirst is real. Well, you can finally leave the ISNA hotel lobby. (Seriously, it’s past 5 a.m.) Vacate that seat at the matrimonial speed-dating table where your parents are cheering you on from the sidelines. You can stop shaking…Read More
Dear Salma, I’m a 22-year-old Muslim girl about to graduate from college. I do not wear hijab and am often in the presence of non-Muslim males who have asked me out/tried to date me. I politely tell them that I am Muslim and do not date. Recently, I have been…Read More
1. Do Muslims date? Joe- the art of coffee / Via m.alwecdn.net Our moms don’t like the word “date” SO we just “talk.” A LOT. With that one friend of the opposite gender. 2. Via giphy.com When everyone knows your “friend” is really your “boyfriend” but it ain’t halal until…Read More
Dr. Farber bounced a black, leather whip in her palm when she said the ladies in our classroom would find Taoist sexual philosophy especially interesting. Taoist men, she explained, trained themselves to last.
“That’s why a Taoist man is hard to find.”
The room broke into an easy laughter. My lips went tight. Last at what?
After class the curly-haired blonde guy that sat two rows over motioned me to his desk. He introduced himself as Matt and the woman standing next to him as Jen and said, “We’re getting a study group together. Interested?”Read More