The glossy pages of most teen mags feature articles on dating, celebrities’ jaunts to and from rehab, and the latest miniskirt trend — topics of little relevance to girls who grow up practicing Islam, which frowns upon such things.

But inside Muslim Girl magazine, which premiered its first issue this year, readers will not find “Guys: Decode His IMs” or “585 Sexy New Looks.” Rather, the magazine offers a profile of a professional woman (Mishal Hussain, a BBC broadcast journalist), a fashion spread in which models sport cute-yet-conservative clothes, and advice on dealing with crushes in a culture that looks down on dating. (MORE)


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