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Look Who’s Coming Out, But It Isn’t What You Think

Sounds fair enough.

The hardest part about coming out has got to be coming up with a good opening line.  I haven't got one though. So I'll give it to you straight. I'm not gay, but I could be dying. As fas I know, not imminently though.  I've known for years now that certain things in my body aren't working properly – like ... Read More »

50 Shades of Sex Addiction


Disclaimer: Mature Audience only Part 1: Conversation with a Hooker: Adultery, Sex Addiction, and Muslims When it comes to the subject of sexual addiction, the question that arises in most minds is, “Why do men seek women other than their wives?” Unfortunately, the most common misconception is, “his wife must be insufficient that's why he had to resort to other ... Read More »

The Muslim Marriage Crisis


A major part of creating a beloved community is the creation of a family but a Muslim marriage crisis is at our doorstep. Men and women who really want to get married often face a myriad of issues in finding a good match. The issues are as diverse as the American Muslim community scattered all over the country.  Meeting venues ... Read More »

The Misri Bunch


Calling all Muslim parents….all conscientious Muslim parents! Are you always on the lookout for creative and educational media to instill Islamic beliefs into your child? Well, look no further! “The Misri Bunch” fit the bill right to a T! Launched in 2011 by a group of friends and funded largely by them “The Misri Bunch” or “Egyptian Bunch” since they ... Read More »

First Muslim Fraternity Alif Laam Meem: Video and Interview with Ali Mahmoud

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Timeline: Towards the end of Fall semester 2012, my friend Omar and I were talking about how excited he and I were that he was going to be going to the same school I was. Omar and I had been friends for our entire lives (we have baby pictures together), but Omar always lived on the other side of town. ... Read More »

Raising Our Children with the Book of Allah | Special Speeches by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi & Umm Reem


All praises are due to Allāh . We praise Him azzawajal, Seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. We also seek refuge in Allāh from the evil of our souls and from our impious intentions and deeds. Indeed, whomsoever Allāh guides none can misguide and whomever Allāh misguides none can guide. I bear witness and testify that there is ... Read More »

Losing Her Heart in Egypt: Amr Kassem 1987-2013


By Asma Hussein Teaching myself how not to lose hope   “Think not of those who are killed in the Way of Allāh as dead. Nay, they are alive, with their Lord, and they have provision. They rejoice in what Allāh has bestowed upon them of His Bounty and rejoice for the sake of those who have not yet joined ... Read More »

Emotional Detox During Ramadan


As you are in the midst of the last days of Ramadan you need to make sure that you are completely cleansed in every aspect.  Many of you have prayed long rakats sincerely asking  for forgiveness,  read Qurʾān while shedding many tears and engaged in many acts of charity feeling renewed.  The one area that you may have overlooked is ... Read More »

Ramadan Reminder | Hope in Allah – by Yasir Qadhi

Well in the desert

Ramadan2013 Posts Lecture by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi | Transcribed by Sameera T. This lecture is brought to you by the Memphis Islamic Center (MIC). For more information about MIC, please visit www.memphisislamiccenter.org [The following is the audio and transcript of Shaykh Yasir Qadhi's lecture "There is always hope in Allāh despite the size of the sin." The transcript includes slight modifications for the sake ... Read More »

Change the Life of an Orphan


Losing a parent means losing a teacher, a mentor, a friend. But in addition to this immeasurable trauma, orphans suffer practical challenges too. Many orphans are left with no one to rely on in poverty-stricken, war-torn countries. They often have to drop out of school, leaving behind their friends—and the last remnants of normal life—to work in their community's lowest ... Read More »

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