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An frank open letter Home intercultural marriage Salamu’alaykum muslim Kings and Queens, Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Zubair, aka Zu, aka on twitter. “Eww why is that your @?”

22 Muslim influencers who will inspire and empower you in 2022

We've been blessed with so many great Muslim influencers who shared their amazing content with us throughout the years! We've picked our 22 inspirational Muslim influencers to look out for in 2022 from

Brides Wanted- Sorry, FAIR Brides Wanted: Colourism in Asian Communities.

"This will make your skin glow!" my aunt tells me excitedly, handing me a silver square box that reads “Glowing, radiant fairness in 3 easy steps”. It’s a bleaching cream. I force a smile as I politely

Do You Even Cook?

Do you cook? He asks, less than an hour into our back-and-forth text conversation. It comes after we jump over his either flirty or dorky opening line, and slide past pleasantries Home the weather in

"Where’s Your Hijab?" Bro, Where’s Yours?

I really hate it when I’m scrolling through twitter and see some sisters getting dragged by men Home the way they wear their hijab. If I had a penny for every time I’ve seen a  guy say “you may as

Help! I’m A Muslim Revert And Can’t Get Married

Undoubtedly, being a Muslim revert brings up many challenges. Disapproving work, a partner, friends and the list goes on. On top of that, you’ve got to find someone that will slot nicely into

How To Spot A Scammer On A Muslim Marriage App

Picture this: you match with someone, they’re crazy attractive…almost too attractive, they’re funny and they just seem to be everything you’ve been looking for. Does it feel too good to be true? We’re

Covid Vaccines? NHS? What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Vaccines. These days, this term stirs a lot of controversy. For some, vaccines mean hope while for others it creates feelings of dread. We know that within the Muslim community there has been a lot of

What to do when you’re on your period during Ramadan

Ladies, I'm sure we've all experienced the horror of fasting for the whole day, then right before iftar you decide to go to the toilet and find that you’ve gotten a visit from that special monthly visitor….

Allah (SWT) Loves Our Mothers

Today (the 14th of March) marks mothers day in the UK. Every country has their own date for mothers day, it’s a day where we shower our mothers with gifts and love for all the amazing things they’ve done

Islam. Women. Rights?

There are a lot of misconceptions Home who can do what in a marriage, especially for women. A lot of us don’t know exactly what our financial rights are, our sexual rights, or even our rights to divorce.

10 Islamic Quotes For Positivity And Motivation

It’s winter. It's dark, it’s depressing, and to top it off, there’s STILL a global pandemic going around sucking the joy out of us all. I’m sure a lot of us have reached the stage where we feel very low,

Assaulted Because Of My Hijab

Growing up in the West, and going to a Christian school, I was quite afraid to wear the hijab before I actually started wearing it. I was worried Home how people would react and what they would say, however

Non Muslims Try Wearing A Hijab For A Day!

In a world where Islamophobia is on the rise, and wearing a headscarf and covering up is becoming more and more difficult, it is lovely to see that there are people out there that are still willing to

10 Memes That Accurately Describe 2020

2020 was a tough year filled with many challenges and obstacles we had to overcome, but one thing that got us through this year had to be the memes! Here are 10 great memes to describe 2020 2020 was really