Sherin Khankan born Denmark October 13, 1974. Muslim feminist. First Danish female imam; founded Mariam Mosque, Copenhagen, 2016. Led nonviolent campaign to counter anti-immigration movement by face-to-face confrontation.
“Everything starts with language, so we need to challenge the narrative around the title. . . You can take a notorious title and give it a totally different meaning by changing the narrative. To change the narrative, you have to create something which decredits the existing one.” (Girls Are Awesome, Apr. 11, 2017; photo themuslimtimes.info)