Suhaib Webb | Women in Mosques, Sexuality, & Negotiating Faith and Community

Three segments of a panel discussion at MPAC’s 2010 Annual Convention with Imam Suhaib Webb supporting the right of women to have equal and dignified space in mosques as “women are not living a dignified religious existence in our communities,”  as well as the Muslim community’s hang-ups in dealing with issues of sexuality, and the need to allow individuals to negotiate their faith.

Selected Quotes

“Women in our community are taking Prozac because they’re looking at a wall their whole lives and are told they are part of a community…”

“I’m encountering converts who are not dissatisfied from a point of theology and worship but they’re dissatisfied from a point of community…”

“I’m lonely in the mosques…”

To see the official video from the MPAC Convention, click here: The State of our Umma (Community)” Facing our Challenges

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One Comment on “Suhaib Webb | Women in Mosques, Sexuality, & Negotiating Faith and Community”

  1. […] part of perpetuating the myth that women should not speak in public or in front of men. This is why as Suhaib Webb mentioned (about 3:20 in), I have to be ethically committed to be an American Mus…. I cannot let the cultural, political, and social dictates from “over there” dictate […]


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