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    Allah’s Little Ambassador: What Hijab Is & Isn’t

    A few weeks back, I gave a talk at the first Sexy Secular Conference in Akron, OH, with the title┬áVirgins, Raisins, & Sexy Serving Boys: Decoding Female Sexuality in Islam. I had a lot of fun giving the talk and attending the con — shout-out to the organizers who put the it all together. Even disregarding the fact that it…

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  • Religion

    When the “Experiment” Never Ends

    Tonight (or last night, depending on whom you ask, as the whole Hijri calendar thing is very complicated) marks the beginning of Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting. Too many people think that Ramadan is Muslim Christmas. It isn’t: Eid ul-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, is. Ramadan is more like Lent or Yom Kippur, except longer and involving…

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