“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: March 2012
Happy Spring Break! Unfortunately I have essays to write. =P Too many to be good in bed.
mankind manpower manfully headmaster firemen policemen mailmen man-eating You got a problem with ‘feminist’ because the word inherently excludes you? Check your privilege and get the hell over it. You can treat women equally as much as you like but … Continue reading
Has it been over a week since I’d last written? Hi. It’s me. Are you still there? =P I haven’t much time, unfortunately. But here’s an entry of what’s been on my mind, though hastily written. If you remember from … Continue reading
Whenever I’m asked to write an autobiographical section following a piece, I’m astounded that anyone cares or would be interested. Besides, what information could I possibly provide that would disclose who I am adequately? Could I encompass my entire being … Continue reading
This post is brought to you by a bewildering conversation I had a while ago in which an XY tried to mansplain to me that his interpretation of a specific verse pertaining to women is not unjust because it is … Continue reading
As lately I’ve been unable to write on weekdays, this will be brief. With the qualification that “every issue is a women’s issue” I’m sure this relates to feminism in some way, though I’m uncertain exactly where to fasten the … Continue reading
My friend Mike composed a stunning piece and gave it to me. (Incidentally, he’s in love with me.) It’s elegant and haunting, and sometimes it sounds like tentative hope.