Shireen Qudosi
Shireen Qudosi

Shireen Qudosi is a Muslim American reformer and writer on faith, identity and belong-ing. She is the co-founder of Toke for Tolerance, a radically honest interfaith festival, and she campaigns to challenge alienation in theological spaces. Follow her on Twitter @ShireenQudosi.

Men Don’t Need Tampons. They Need Fathers

It’s got to be hard being a man today. Your entire identity is systematically being scrubbed from existence.

Ilhan Omar Doesn’t Represent American Muslims, She Represents Islamists

Criticism of Ilhan Omar’s actions is not an attack on her faith, Somalis, or her skin color. It’s an attack on her actions, while asking if America failed in integrating her and others like her.

Of All People, Women Should Know Better Than To Support Witch Hunts Like The One Against Brett Kavanaugh

Many of us still suffer under the shadow of cultural abuse, both abroad and here within the prisons of our home. In our rage, we’re going to do the same thing to men.

Why The Trump Administration Isn’t Yet Positioned To Push For An Islamic Reformation

This habit of seeing Islam through a narrow lens reinforces the likelihood that the Washington memo pushing for Islamic reformation is a significant strategy. It won’t work as planned.

Missing From ‘Islamophobia’ Accusations Is Recognizing That Muslims Do It, Too

Muslims and well-meaning allies must be willing to have a conversation on how monolithic representations of Islam and Muslims alienate a vibrant Muslim subculture.

In Wake Of Detroit Cases, American Muslims Target Female Genital Mutilation

Four American Muslims publicly denounced the practice and gave further insight into the upcoming trial that has launched a dark practice into the bright light of the public eye.

Trump’s ‘Islam Speech’ Invited The Muslim World To A Renaissance

President Trump understands the most direct path to change is to work in people’s self-interest, to cater to advancement through mutual gain — a strategy that also won him the election.

Islamists Join Environmentalists At Standing Rock To Delegitimize America

What unites these two seemingly antithetical movements is their shared desires to accumulate power and topple a common enemy.

Linda Sarsour’s Muslim Identity Politics Epitomize Feminism’s Hypocrisy

Although she thinks a President Trump will turn back the clock 300 years, Linda Sarsour forgets that Islam never left the Middle Ages in its view of women.

The Soft Bigotry Of Jimmy Kimmel’s Low Muslim Expectations

Jimmy Kimmel says policing Muslim neighborhoods will lead to more violent jihad. What a bigoted idea.

What World War II Can Teach Us About Islamic Terror

We can start fighting Islamic terror by naming it. But that’s just step one.

No, Obama, Muslim Heroism Means Reforming A Decrepit Faith

President Obama has chosen to partner with the most repressive strains of Islam in America today rather than challenging them to upgrade.