Hina Tai

Hina Tai is an associate editor at The Islamic Monthly. Follow her on Twitter @hina_m_tai.


Hina Tai is an associate editor at The Islamic Monthly. Follow her on Twitter @hina_m_tai.



ARTICLES BY Hina Tai



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Fight or Flight? Muslims in America

Fight-or-flight mode. That seems to be the state of the Muslim American community lately. When Muslims aren’t being ki


Fight-or-flight mode. That seems to be the state of the Muslim American community lately. When Muslims aren’t being kicked off flights for speaking in Arabic, we are fighting to reclaim our civil liberties and identities. After the wave of violence in Paris, Brussels and San Bernardino, coupled with flamboyant anti-Muslim rhetoric from various presidential contenders, […]

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Who is to blame for the Orlando nightclub attack?

Muslims are instinctively preparing to launch another battle against Islamophobia in the aftermath of one of the deadlie


Muslims are instinctively preparing to launch another battle against Islamophobia in the aftermath of one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history. A man, reported to have pledged allegiance to ISIS, killed 50 at a gay nightclub in Orlando, and social media is bickering over who’s to blame for the attack, even as the […]

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Nadiya’s hijab is problematic, but not for the reasons you think

Last Wednesday, Nadiya Jamir Hussain, 30-year-old Muslim woman from Northern England, won BBC’s The Great British Bake


Last Wednesday, Nadiya Jamir Hussain, 30-year-old Muslim woman from Northern England, won BBC’s The Great British Bake Off. Adored for her quirky facial expressions and “acrobatic eyebrows,” Hussain has since become a praised symbol of immigration success, going as far as earning the support of Prime Minister David Cameron. She has unquestionably broadened Muslim women’s […]

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Progressive Mosques Gain Ground in America

At first glance el-Tawhid Juma Circle doesn’t look like a mosque. After all, it is only a conference room at a local b


At first glance el-Tawhid Juma Circle doesn’t look like a mosque. After all, it is only a conference room at a local business somewhere in Toronto. The location is kept private to protect community members from possible harm since the mosque is the frequent target of online taunts and threats. Chairs are pushed up against […]