Let’s talk about rape culture and intersectional feminism

Several years back I saw a post on Tumblr by a strong womanist, decrying the mainstream feminist use of “rape culture” to describe how men see women. Her reason was simple – rape culture was a phrase coined by men in prison to describe the ordeals they go through in regards to being raped, and …


Where did we go wrong with our deen? And how do we get back on track?

I frequently find myself looking at the state of the Muslim ummah and asking myself, “Where did we go wrong with our deen? How were we so easily divided and distracted? Why are we stuck in this toxic cycle of rituals divorced from meaning?”

The answer eluded me for years. I’d find myself yearning for …