Dating While Muslim: The Uncomfortable Truths of Hulu’s “Ramy”

Dating While Muslim: The Uncomfortable Truths of Hulu’s “Ramy”

Ramy Youssef is a twenty-eight-year-old Egyptian-American comedian and star who’s made a ten-episode semi-autobiographical miniseries, “Ramy,” that will be now streaming on Hulu. The show defines, with tart accuracy and irony, the everyday lives of young American Muslims whom may take in, have sexual intercourse, and have confidence in God—and who keep a lot of their lives secret from their parents and their buddies.

Youssef plays the title character, Ramy, who’s not clear in what form of Muslim he’s or should be. He dates non-Muslim ladies but hides their faith. “You’re Muslim, we thought, in the manner that i will be Jewish,” a female, whom Ramy sleeps with, states in a single episode. She discovers that Ramy doesn’t take in, though he’d shared with her earlier that evening that he’d reached their restriction. Continue reading “Dating While Muslim: The Uncomfortable Truths of Hulu’s “Ramy””