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Liz Bucar

Liz Bucar is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Liz Bucar

How new role models are inspiring young Muslim women to reimagine their lives

By Liz Bucar and Amanda Randone — March 29, 2019
(RNS) — Reasserting an earlier tradition of strong female voices, Muslim high school and college students are dedicated to making change inside and outside Islam.

Dear Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats: A hijab is not a hat

By Liz Bucar — January 3, 2019
(RNS) — Changing a 182-year-old ban on headwear in the U.S. House to accommodate Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar’s headscarf is a nice gesture. But the congresswoman’s attire should be automatically protected by the First Amendment.

Three things we can learn from contemporary Muslim women’s fashion

By Liz Bucar — November 26, 2018
(The Conversation) — The recent interest in Muslim women’s style is challenging popular stereotypes about Islam.
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