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This Woman Hid Her Muslim Identity For 15 Years. Here’s Why She Finally ‘came out.’

This Woman Hid Her Muslim Identity For 15 Years. Here’s Why She Finally ‘came out.’

When Elhan moved to Washington, D.C. from Somalia, the United States was not at war with Iraq and Afghanistan and the Twin Towers still dominated the New York skyline. But just a few weeks later, on September 11, 2001, everything changed. Overnight, “Muslim” became a dirty word—and Elhan became “Amy.” With this one day of […]

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