Sarah Haider

Sarah Haider

Ex-Muslims of North America

Sarah is an American writer, speaker, and activist. Born in Pakistan and raised in Texas, Sarah spent her early youth as a practicing Shia Muslim. In her late-teens, she began to read the Quran critically and left religion soon after.

In 2013, she co-founded Ex-Muslims of North America, where she advocates for the acceptance of religious dissent and works to create local support communities for those who have left Islam.

In addition to atheism, Sarah is particularly passionate about civil liberties and women’s rights. You can reach Sarah at [email protected], @SarahTheHaider.

University of Colorado Boulder – Modesty, Islam and Feminism


Can “religious rights” ever supersede human rights? Is the concept of “Islamic feminism” a contradiction, or can it be the intellectual genesis for a modern faith? The panel of ex-Muslim women will discuss their experiences with religious dogma – from modesty culture to equal rights before the law, and how the modern Western feminist movement […]