Navigating the Ethics of the Ashley Madison Scandal

If you know me at all, you know that I’m the last person to espouse (pun intended) the use of something as vile as Ashley Madison. If you don’t know what that is, good on you — it’s an adult dating website with the exclusive purpose of helping one cheat on his or her spouse.  A few weeks ago, hackers broke into the websites database and stole the information of roughly 37 million (!) users. Just this week, they released that information online, and it is now available for anyone to check on a public database.Read More »


Responding to LGBT-Affirming Muslims

For the past 24 hours, I’ve been following a Facebook post by a famous Muslim who suggested that Muslims must affirm LGBT within our own communities. A hundred bickering comments later, and the overwhelming majority — the Muslims who seek liberal reform — had won the debate(s).

I’ve collected a few of their arguments and responded to them here:Read More »