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Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Islam and Homosexuality Panel Discussion in Washington DC - 10/26/08 - 7:00 pm

For folks in the Washington DC area:

You are invited to join a diverse all-Muslim panel for a unique dialogue on the topic of Islam and homosexuality.

Sunday, October 26th - 7 PM

Marvin Center Continental Ballroom (3rd Floor)
800 21st Street NW (at the corner of 21st and H)
Washington DC 20052

For more information, visit

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Iranian Actress Heads Into a Storm

'Body of Lies' Co-Star Appears Scarf-Free on Red Carpet, Igniting Debate at Home

Golshifteh Farahani attended the
Golshifteh Farahani attended the "Body of Lies" premiere in New York on Oct. 5 without the head scarf that women in Iran are required to wear in public. (By Astrid Stawiarz -- Getty Images)

Full article from the Washington Post

Commentary: So What if Obama were a Muslim or an Arab

Youthful Voice Stirs Challenge to Secular Turks

Lynsey Addario for The New York Times

A Muslim couple leaving their wedding in Uskudar, Turkey. Religious traditions are mixed with a modern secularism in Turkey, unlike in many Muslim countries.

Full article from the New York Times.

Slideshow - A Fight to Wear Head Scarves


Poems for the Prophet from Zanzibar

Maulidi ya Homu group of Mtendeni

By Frederica Boswell
BBC Focus On Africa magazine, Zanzibar

Full article from BBC.

Valentine's Day Across the Muslim World (2012)