Muslims

HOTY2017

The Comics Writer Who Wants More Authentic Female Muslim Superheroes

Comics scholar Safiyya Hosein explores how superheroes like Dust and Ms. Marvel can both perpetuate and subvert stereotypes.
Jacob Dubé
12.29.17
Internet

Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims Look to the Internet for Justice

The Rohingya are fighting state-sponsored media with their own independent channels of communication.
Austin Bodetti
1.11.17
Canada

Polygamists Are Using An App to Find Their ‘Second Wife’

The service lets men seek out multiple wives—but not the other way round.
Samar Warsi
9.13.16
apps

These Smartphone Apps Will Help You Get Through Ramadan

These apps help Muslims track everything from prayers to good deeds.
Samar Warsi
6.6.16
Donald Trump

A Fake ‘Ex-Muslim Girl’ Trolls /r/The_Donald

Trump’s Reddit supporters love stories of Muslims leaving Islam for their candidate.
Roisin Kiberd
4.8.16
Donald Trump

Maybe Think Twice Before Uploading Your ID to Twitter

Security experts say that partaking in #MuslimID may be a risky behavior
Joseph Cox
11.21.15
Religion

The Time Big Tobacco Reinterpreted the Koran to Try to Lure Muslim Smokers

A review of tobacco industry documents show Big Tobacco tried really hard to convince Muslims smoking wasn't haram.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.1.15
Culture

'Tinder for Muslims' Lets Users Hide Their Photos, Appoint a Guardian

Muzmatch wants to share Tinder's appeal, but not its hookup connotations.
Victoria Turk
3.4.15
Power

Muslim Hackers Are Plotting a Major Attack on Big Oil

A hacker group calling itself AnonGhost has claimed responsibility for defacing hundreds of websites as part of the religiously motivated campaign #OpPetrol.
Max Cherney
6.23.14
Motherboard Blog

Interview: Terry Jones Takes Death Threats With Cups of Decaf

One figure who is not hiding his connection to the film is Terry Jones, the Koran-burning small-town pastor of Gainesville, Florida, who told sources after seeing the trailer that he would like to screen it publicly. I decided it was time to finally...
Daniel Stuckey
9.13.12