The Rogue Muslim
TRM- Ep. 14- Missing Muslims Ft. Esmat Jeraj
Salaam Alaykum Everyone :) This week I am joined by Esmat Jeraj, a Community Organizer at Citizens UK. We discuss "The Missing Muslims – Unlocking British Muslim Potential for the Benefit of All" report, which is from, and the result of, the Citizens Commission on Islam, Participation & Public Life. We discuss the barriers of entry for British Muslims trying to engage in public life, ways in which faith communities, businesses, and the government can work to overcome those barriers, why...
TRM- Ep. 13- Men's Mental Health Ft. Gilly
***Trigger Warning: Mental Illness, Suicide, Depression, Anxiety, Islamophobia*** Salaam Alaykum Everyone :) I hope everyone's week has been good! This week on the podcast, I am joined by Gilly, an advocate for men's mental health. This is the beginning of this topic, and i'd love to have more conversations around this silent, and gendered issue. We discuss the stigma's attached to men's mental health; why it's important that we discuss it; the inter-generational effects of negative mental...
TRM- Ep. 12- The Muslim Diaspora Ft. "The Muslim Diaspora"
Salaam Alaykum, Welcome back to The Rogue Muslim. This week I have The Muslim Diaspora on the pod to discuss her digital platform, The Muslim Diaspora. We discuss: - What is the Muslim diaspora in general, and how she started her platform titled The Muslim Diaspora - How has she connected with the Ummah via her platform - The challenges and opportunites Muslims have encountered in the diaspora - The social and economic currency of Muslims - And More! You can follow The Muslim Diaspora on:...
TRM- Ep. 11- Roles Of A Mosque- Ft. Salim. S
Salaam Alaykum, Welcome back to The Rogue Muslim. This week I have Salim. S on the pod to discuss A perspective of the roles of our mosque. We discuss: - His favourite memories of mosque-life - The evolution of his experience with the mosque - The roles mosques should play for Muslim and non-Muslim communities - What we need to do better - We play a game of the 5-Second Challenge and I ask what his dream starting 11 football team would be. If you're interested in visiting a mosque, or...
TRM- Ep. 10- Art Is A Rebellion Against Oppression Ft. Haroon Ahmed Butt
Salaam Alaykum Everyone, and welcome back to The Rogue Muslim. This week, I interview author, artist, and rapper Haroon Ahmed Butt. In this episode we: - Discuss his process of writing, and the effect he has on it, and it has on him - Bow down to the Power of J.K. Rowling (in the most non-blasphemous way) - Do some freestyle story telling - And, discuss how artistry is a form of rebellion against oppression Special thanks to The Hidden Scribes podcast for connecting me to Haroon. You can...
TRM- Ep. 9- The Rogue Architects Ft. The Kaaba
Salaam Alaykum Everyone, Welcome back to The Rogue Muslim. I hope you've all had a great week! This week, I introduce a potential NEW SERIES- The Rogue Architects. A series designed to take you on an interactive tour of Islamic/Muslim architecture of the past and the present. For this first episode I take you on a historical, spiritual, and architectural tour of the Kaaba; the holiest site for Muslims. Make sure to look at these images as you listen to the podcast. 1.) A general...
TRM- Ep. 8- More Than A Teacher- Ft. Fatemah Moledina
Salaam Alaykum Everyone, Welcome back to The Rogue Muslim! This week I have Ms. Fatemah Moledina, a Primary School teacher based in the UK. We discuss the genesis of why she is the teacher she is today; the difference between accepting and embracing the role of a teacher; fostering diversity in the classroom; how to utilize teacher moments; and much more! We also play a round of would you rather- both a teacher edition and general edition, so stay tuned for that! You can support Fatemah...
TRM- Ep. 7 - Disabilities/Different-Abilities Ft. SMILE
Salaam Alaykum Everyone, Welcome back to The Rogue Muslim! This week I have Hassan from SMILE Canada, a a group of passionate and determined creative problem-solvers who want to make a difference. Their mission is to assist children and families affected with disabilities, in minority communities. We also play a round of Myth-Busters surrounding disabilities/different-abilities, so stay tuned for that! You can follow The Muslim Vibe on: Website: http://www.smilecan.org/ Facebook:...
TRM- Ep. 6- The Muslim Vibe (Digital Media Platform) Ft. Salim Kassam
Salaam Alaykum Everyone, Welcome back to The Rogue Muslim! This week I have Salim Kassam from The Muslim Vibe, "a grassroots media platform that seeks to inspire, inform & empower Muslim millennials to build a strong and united Muslim identity, through ethical and engaging Islamic content." In this podcast we go through the evolution of The Muslim Vibe, what it takes to start up a media platform, and what hope there is for Muslim and non-Muslim's in the bleakness of the Islamophobic...
TRM - Islam and Mental Health– Part 2. Ft. Sumayya
Salaam Alaykum Everyone, Welcome back to The Rogue Muslim! This week I have Sumayya on again to discuss Islam and Mental Health– Part 2. We take a more in-depth look into the basics of Islam and Mental Health, and have a range of conversations, from what the Quran says about mental health and how it can help, to the stigma surrounding mental health in Muslim communities, and how this is changing, and finally how non-Muslims can support Muslims in their mental health journey's....
TRM- EP. 4 Who Is Hussain & Hope For Humanity- Ft. Br. Neil Nasser
Salaam Alaykum, I hope you've had a great week. Welcome to Episode 4 of TRM. This week, I interview Br. Neil Nasser, for Who is Hussain and the Hope for Humanity 40 day challenge. I hope you enjoy listening to the podcast, and can come on the jourrney of completing the 40 day challenge with me. Also, i'd love to see how you get on with the challenge, so Tweet me, tag me in you Instagram and/or Facebook posts, or message me! Links mentioned: Who is Hussain: https://whoishussain.org/ Arabeen...
TRM- Ep. 3: Mental Health In Islam Ft. Sumayya
Trigger Warning: Mental Health, Mental Illness, Suicide, Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia Salaam Alaykum Everyone :) I hope everyone's week has been good! This week on the podcast, I am joined by Sumayya, an Masters student in Mental Health Studies. This is the beginning of a conversation I will be having on the podcast in the future around mental health. This is part 1 of this conversation, which focuses generally around mental health/mental illnesses. Part 2 will be dedicated more...
TRM – Ep. 2 – Actor - Activist Yusuf Zine
Salaam Alaykum everyone :) Thank-you so much for your overwhelming support on the first episode of The Rogue Muslim. This week on the podcast, we have actor-activist Yusuf Zine. In this interview we discuss his journey as an actor and how he infuses activism with his skill. We also talk about a play he has directed, titled, I am Rohingya, and what that process was like, as well as what the future of the play looks like. I hope you enjoy! The following are some links I mention throughout...
EP. 1- What Ummah?
Welcome to the first episode of The Rogue Muslim. In this episode, I introduce you to this podcast, and what it's intent is. This prompts a discussion around the Ummah (Muslim community), and seeks to understand it's complexities and role within the Muslim and non-Muslim community. I hope you enjoy this first episode! Please subscribe, rate, and review this podcast, and share it with family and friends. You can find this podcast on SoundCloud, Itunes Podcasts, and Stitcher Radio. If you...