—dejabber, dejabi, dejabby n.
Dejabbers have become tired of the separation that hijab can lead to, of being spokespersons for, and defenders of, all Muslim women. They are choosing their own identity. As writer Rahat Kurd, a "dejabby," observes: "If we could just quit this protracted and demoralizing fight about women's dress and mobility in public space, we could get so much done with our lives."
—Leslie Scrivener, "Shaila Kibria made a painful but liberating decision to give up the Muslim hijab," Toronto Star, October 1, 2011
—Nicole Zaghia. "NPR's Dejabbing Sideshow," Muslim Media Watch, April 25, 2011
—Andrea Useem, "Taking Off My Hijab," Beliefnet, August 12, 2008