Tuesday, December 18, 2018   

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Stop trying to split gays and Muslims
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BY CHRIS STEDMAN

Anti-Islam crusader Pam Geller’s effort to foment hate between the two groups is based on lies and doomed to fail. I have an earnest and sincere question for the LGBT community: Do you support Pamela Geller?




Salon.com: Eight attacks, 11 days
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David Conrad, a resident of Morton Grove, Ill., was likely peeved by the noise from the Muslim Education Center. Conrad’s home is adjacent to the center’s parking lot, and during the holy month of Ramadan, men, women and children pack the mosque on a nightly basis.




Guest Editorial:’Founding Fathers’ rolling in their graves with Gingrich
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Newt Gingrich is the leading Republican candidate for the 2012 Presidential election. In light of President Obama’s appalling approval rating, there is a decent chance that whoever comes out of the campaign as the Republican candidate could be the next leader of the ‘Free World’.




As 9/11 Anniversary Approaches, ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Developer Hopes No Return Of Media Circus
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As political firestorms go, few have consumed more oxygen than last summer’s “ground zero mosque” controversy in lower Manhattan.




Joshua Stanton: Combating E-Islamophobia
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“My student just sent 500 of his closest friends and me an e-mail that says Obama is a radical Muslim only pretending to be a Christian. He wrote that if Obama becomes president, our country will be run by a terrorist. How should I respond to his e-mail?” This was the last question — the stumper — in a long and grueling interview.




2010: The Year of Islamophobia
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2010 has been an unbelievable year! Can we say that we are happy that it is finally over? Only if that means that the wacky anti-Muslim Islamophobia that reached unprecedented and at times demented levels will recede. However, it doesn’t appear as though that will be happening any time soon.




Daily Kos: Pamela Geller Biggest Islamophobic Bigot of 2010
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The biggest Islamophobe of 2010, Pamela Geller, was responsible for a lot of anti-Islamic bigotry, including the demonization of Park 51.

There are plenty of examples to go around, and she got tons of coal for her Christmas gift, plus a one-way ticket to Hell.




Mona Eltahawy: Muslims in America: A Year In Review
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Take one comedian, mix in a beauty queen, throw in some bigots and an exploding crow and you’ll open an unorthodox window into the past year for Muslims in America.

It’s been a tough year, so let’s start with the crow.




Brandon G. Withrow: Mosque Sweet Home
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However, opt for I-75 and you’ll soon be dazzled by a beautiful mosque known as the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo. On a bright day you cannot miss the glow of its gold dome, flanked by twin minarets. And at night, soft lights illuminate huge stained-glass windows.




Beyond the Mosque: Bloomberg and New York’s Muslims
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When Mayor Michael Bloomberg strongly defended the proposed Islamic community center and mosque near Ground Zero last August even as polls showed most New Yorkers opposed the project, he garnered some favorable media coverage and praise for his stance.