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Muslim Teen Asks Dad If She Could Remove Her Hijab, And His Response Is Brilliant
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Parenting, Social Issues5 years ago

Muslim Teen Asks Dad If She Could Remove Her Hijab, And His Response Is Brilliant

17-year-old Lamyaa from Pennsylvania was recently engaged in a group chat with friends. When everybody started discussing Donald Trump, Lamyaa, who is an Arab Muslim Woman, contributed to the discussion with her own strong views about the president. Realizing that the teen girl was a Muslim, a mutual friend in the group chat, whom she didn’t know, responded to her comments in the only way that idiots know how.

“Stop defending Islam, Bitch shut up. You couldn’t take that face cover off, or your dad would beat your ass,” they wrote, prompting the best response ever from Lamyaa. Because instead of letting the insult slide, or responding to the stranger in a similarly rude people’s manner, the brave girl decided to ask her dad, who lives in Saudi Arabia, if it was ok for her to remove her hijab. What did he say? See for yourself below. She shared his answer on Twitter and it’s since gone viral with over 320k likes 147k shares.

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17-year-old Lamyaa is an Arab Muslim woman from Pennsylvania

She was recently having a group chat with friends when somebody she didn’t know insulted her

Lamyaa decided to ask her father if it was OK to take off her hijab, and his response couldn’t have been better

Many people were quick to stand behind Lamyaa and her father

And Lamyaa was also keen to let people know that she had no intention of actually taking her hijab off

Other people had different views however

And so Lamyaa decided to clarify things a little

“Your dad is so sweet!” wrote one person, and we have to agree

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fati_nateghi
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5 years ago

I want to take off my hijab too.and my family are ok with that.but I cant!! because Im living in IRAN and having hijab is COERCIVE ...:(

Kjorn
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5 years ago

wish you could one day!

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Sander Wijgerink
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5 years ago

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JEFF THE KILLER
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5 years ago

*tear*

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Skor Pidius
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5 years ago

Well, she says she wears it for god... but as far as I know, it is nowhere mentioned in the Koran that women have to wear it... if her dad doesn't care if she wears it or not is nice for her, but a large amount of women are forced from society to wear it. So, completely useless panda post :-(

Kristi Zoebelein
Community Member
5 years ago

She is not wearing it for ANYONE because she's required to, not even for God. She wears it out of reverence and respect for herself, for her religion, and her God. Some Christian and Jewish women wear head coverings out of respect and reverence, Islam is no different. It is no different then some women wearing skirts to church out of respect, or some men not shaving their beards, or men taking off their hats when they enter a church. No one is forcing them, their holy book doesn't demand it, they do it by choice out of respect.

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fati_nateghi
Community Member
5 years ago

I want to take off my hijab too.and my family are ok with that.but I cant!! because Im living in IRAN and having hijab is COERCIVE ...:(

Kjorn
Community Member
5 years ago

wish you could one day!

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Sander Wijgerink
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5 years ago

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JEFF THE KILLER
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5 years ago

*tear*

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Skor Pidius
Community Member
5 years ago

Well, she says she wears it for god... but as far as I know, it is nowhere mentioned in the Koran that women have to wear it... if her dad doesn't care if she wears it or not is nice for her, but a large amount of women are forced from society to wear it. So, completely useless panda post :-(

Kristi Zoebelein
Community Member
5 years ago

She is not wearing it for ANYONE because she's required to, not even for God. She wears it out of reverence and respect for herself, for her religion, and her God. Some Christian and Jewish women wear head coverings out of respect and reverence, Islam is no different. It is no different then some women wearing skirts to church out of respect, or some men not shaving their beards, or men taking off their hats when they enter a church. No one is forcing them, their holy book doesn't demand it, they do it by choice out of respect.

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