“Culture does not make people. People make culture. If it is true that the full humanity of women is not our culture, then we can and must make it our culture.” —Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Patriarchy makes its claim.
- a declaration of jihad on the cultural oppression of Muslim women
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Monthly Archives: April 2011
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
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
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
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
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
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