Muslim

Approaching Ramadan as a sh—y Muslim

For most of my life, I’ve hated my parent’s faith and everything associated with it.Continue...

QUMSA advocates to preserve prayer spaces around campus

Amongst JDUC redevelopment plans, The Journal sat down with the Queen’s University Muslim Students Association (QUMSA) to discuss measures to ensure the preservation of prayer spaces in the building. QUMSA provides students with religious services, community events, and advocacy.Continue...

Finding a religious and spiritual community at Queen's

“There’s this myth out there that religion/faith/spirituality is declining, and that people are becoming less and less religiously oriented, but I really don’t think that’s the case,” Ryan Farrell, associate pastor at Queen’s Christian community Geneva House , said in an interview with The Journal. Continue...

Muslim and Indigenous women discuss faith and work

On Oct. 22, the Islamic Society of Kingston (ISK) held a panel titled “How Faith Drives our Work: Perspectives from Indigenous and Muslim Women.”Continue...

How a semester-long practicum turned into Queer Muslim Resistance

“As a queer Muslim, we’re often faced with this idea of impossibility—like it’s impossible to be queer and Muslim."Continue...

The false dichotomy between queerness and Islam only hurts queer people

You can either be queer or you can be Muslim.Continue...

We need more nuanced representations of Muslim women

Whenever we talk about representation of a minority group, we always talk about how to do it ‘right’ or ‘wrong.’ It’s no different for Muslim characters—we need them to be perfectly imperfect.Continue...

Next step for Queen’s response to US immigrant ban: more than just words

Canadian universities have the power to be safe havens for vulnerable communities and positive values — so far, Queen’s is wielding this power well.Continue...