Thousands in Lebanon Shout Down Domestic Violence

Women hold portraits to denounce domestic violence during a rally on the “International Women’s Day” on March 8, 2014, in front of the National Museum in the capital Beirut. The “International Women’s Day” dates back to the beginning of the 20th Century and has been observed by the United Nations since 1975. By Rana MOUSSAOUI … Read more

What made YouTube’s two biggest male Muslim stars cry on camera?

While these two highly idolized young men generate positive interest in Islam, they are also learning that fame comes with responsibility. By Omar Shahid. Last week, YouTube sensation Adam Saleh, fed up with all the hate and negativity he receives online, posted a shocking video of himself breaking down into tears. This follows a similar … Read more

The violent policing of the female body

The pervasive and systemic ways we determine how women should dress in our communities, families, schools, workplaces or legal systems have real consequences. By Eren Cervantes-Altamirano. When I was in junior high school, I was required to wear a grey skirt. I could not wear pants because that was not “feminine”, while the skirt could … Read more