On Muslim Masculinity: Transforming Ideologies for 21st Century Movement Building

Muslim Masculinity in the West in the 21st century is largely understudied. And to date, no research has looked at the ways in which uprisings in the United States have affected Muslim masculinities. Muslim Americans are comprised of various cultures and traditions, each describing masculinity and gender roles differently. Despite…

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The religion of my rape

Whenever the epidemic of rape in Egypt makes the news, I am destined to think of Joyce Carol Oates.   Last summer, the author took to twitter to question whether Islam was responsible for the widespread incidence of sexual assault in Egypt, an argument people continue to make today. As…

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