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Editorial: Perserve cultural traditions through progress

By | Feb 27, 2013

Muslim women should be free to honor cultural and religious traditions while also seeking greater empowerment.


Designer’s scarves empower Muslim women

By | Feb 21, 2013

Ithaca College will host Nancy Hoque, designer and founder of sixteenR.com, an online store that sells scarves for Muslim women. Hoque will address the campus Thursday and will speak about the use of the scarf as a tool of empowerment and the evolution of Muslim women’s identities.


Balancing faith and sexuality

By | Apr 18, 2012

LGBT Muslims may face a difficult balance between sexuality and religion. The mainstream interpretation of the Islamic holy book, the Quran, condemns homosexuality. Faisal Alam, the founder of Al-Fatiha, a Muslim LGBT group that works to help LGBT Muslims deal with their struggles with their faith and their sexual orientation, has traveled to colleges and…