Monthly Archives: April 2011

Oh. So then why do you do this?

That was the question a friend asked me when he implied that I wrote for an audience when I write here, and I replied, “I don’t think I really write for anyone. I don’t think I’ve ever really written for … Continue reading

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Ozymandias’s Crushing and Venting Engine of Doom: Slut Pride

I have to reblog this, and I don’t think I’ve ever reblogged anything. You can read the original here: Ozymandias’s Crushing and Venting Engine of Doom: Slut Pride. And here it is, reproduced: (This post dedicated to the anon who … Continue reading

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It doesn’t stop.

Today a Muslim man tried to mansplain to me that one of my posts overlooked the fact that “men and women are different” and women have “feminine morality” (WTF?!) and that women tend to approach justice from a “care perspective” … Continue reading

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40 Volumes of Muslim Women Scholars

EVERYTHING I HAVE BEEN SAYING IS TRUE! ]:< Men are insecure douches who have modified history in fear of women rightfully practicing the power given to them by God. Instead they’ve stolen this power from women and manifested it into … Continue reading

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Pulled out of Nowhere: Music is Haraam, Supposedly

Music isn’t forbidden. This assertion isn’t in the Qur’an. Anywhere. Find it! I challenge you. The idea that it’s haraam comes from ahadith. Men are not allowed to make forbidden what God has made permissible, so it’s pretty incredible that … Continue reading

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No, it’s not just a joke.

A study published in 2007 explains in its abstract, The results of two experiments supported the hypothesis that, for sexist men, exposure to sexist humor can promote the behavioral release of prejudice against women To which I say, OF COURSE!! … Continue reading

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Eve and Adam (Hawwa and Atom)

In Islam, the story of the first woman and man is detailed very differently from the way it is in Christianity. Unfortunately, though, the story is considered so basic that young Muslim children are rarely formally taught about creation and … Continue reading

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