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*Writer’s note: I do not identify with either community mentioned in this article; this is simply an outsider’s observation.
In the weeks following the worst mass shooting in American history, many Muslim-Americans have feared the backlash that has inevitably followed. After tragedies like the one in Orlando, communities are often pitted against each other out of fear and a desire to swiftly and unfairly point the blame at a particular group. The shooting, which was committed as a hate crime against the gay community by a Muslim-American man, has evoked a flurry of accusations about rampant homophobia in the Muslim community. Read More