“You look so much better without hijab!” reminds me that you – stranger, acquaintance, family member – have not bothered to get to know me beyond my appearance, have not considered the context in which I and we exist, do not realize the impact of your remark, and do not recognize that clothing choices can be and are political. Continue reading Stop telling me I look good without hijab!
I cannot deny the great deal of privilege I have been afforded as a white person. Regardless of whether I should or morally would, I COULD … Continue reading My hijab makes him feel like “a shitty brown person”
I can’t be the only Muslim woman or “covered” woman who gets a BILLION questions about the headscarf. While I seldom enjoy being asked random questions … Continue reading Hijab FAQ
I have now been asked about a million times: “When did you decide to wear hijab?” It was only about a year after my conversion that I came up with a satisfying answer: “this morning!” Continue reading The Hijab All-or-Nothing
A Dutch (hair only) scarf style using two square scarves, one under-scarf, two elastic bands and half a dozen pins. Continue reading Braided Bun
A Dutch (hair only) hijab using a cotton square scarf, a head candy, an under-scarf and a dozen pins. Continue reading Crown Hijab