24 August 2010 ~ 0 Comments

American Taliban 1, USA 0

Having dark skin makes one a Muslim in tea-bagger land. A new poll shows that 1 in 5 Americans think that President Barack Obama is a Muslim. A Puerto Rican man cannot walk through a crowd of anti-mosque protesters without people questioning his religion and place in society. Much like the President of the United […]

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11 December 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Anil Kapoor in American Series 24. Kudos But…

Longtime Bollywood icon Anil Kapoor (known in America as the anchor in Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire) has been roped in for some cameos in Season 8 of the hit television cult series 24. That’s great for the presence of Indians on American television but what is up with Indian actors playing the role of “Middle Easterners” […]

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07 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Fort Hood Sparks Muslim Bashing in Mainstream Media

Media Bias on Fort Hood Tragedy This isn’t particularly surprising. American civil liberties get massacred during such crises. Instead of calling Major Hasan an ‘alleged’ shooter till he is confirmed guilty by a court of law (Fifth Amendment), speculators have already gone judge, jury and executioner on him. What’s despicable is that allegations of Islamic […]

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15 August 2009 ~ 0 Comments

My Name is Khan And Hence I was Detained

Imagine detaining Tom Cruise in Mumbai because his common name is on a list of common names allegedly associated with ‘terrorism.’ Shahrukh Khan is living a Kafkaesque nightmare — detained in New Jersey for his last name while he is in the United States shooting “My Name is Khan.” And ironically, he was detained because […]

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03 February 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Gay Muslims

“I can be a good Muslim and be gay.” The LA Times recently ran a story on Aliyah Bacchs, who is a Muslim lesbian that left an arranged marriage and came to her family with two choices: accept her sexuality or lose her forever. Her case is not an isolated incident or limited to Muslims […]

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