Tasmiha Khan

Tasmiha Khan is an author at Religion News Service.

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Ramadan and Eid came back to mosques this year, but home prayer rooms are here to stay

By Tasmiha Khan — May 2, 2022
(RNS) — During the pandemic, many Muslim families set aside special areas in their houses for prayer and decorated them accordingly.

Bride’s side or groom’s? How photographers navigate gender-segregated weddings

By Tasmiha Khan — April 15, 2022
(RNS) — Capturing a family’s special moments can be a challenge in faith communities where being in the presence of the opposite sex can be seen as a religious violation.

Amid book bans, Muslim authors, parents advocate for children’s books representing Islam

By Tasmiha Khan — February 21, 2022
(RNS) — For some Muslim children's book authors, the recent book bans have highlighted the need for schools to de-escalate diversity as a hot-button issue.

How anti-Muslim bias on campus harms students’ education

By Tasmiha Khan — December 28, 2021
(RNS) — Some students and their advocates say anti-Muslim bias is as much a problem as discrimination against other ethnic or racial groups.

Corporate America: Stop hurting Muslims by ignoring our holidays

By Tasmiha Khan — June 15, 2018
(RNS) — Corporations often don’t accommodate Muslim employees’ religious needs simply because they don’t take the time to understand or anticipate them.
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