I ain't afraid to love a man. I ain't afraid to shoot him either. —Annie Oakley
Patriarchy makes its claim.
- A declaration of jihad on the cultural oppression of Muslim women.
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Author Archives: Nahida
This post is actually a primer to another post I’ll get around to writing sometime, in which I make the argument that that there are racial and sexual implications in men (physically or otherwise) attacking women’s hair. In this particular … Continue reading
Since it’s been a while since I’ve written here, I’ll remind everyone asking What is the meaning of this!, that according to mainstream interpretation women should avoid applying nail polish because it acts as a barrier (we’re suddenly against barriers … Continue reading
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When I was small, my schoolyard friends would gasp in shock at the idea of going without food or water for as long as a drop of sunlight hit the pavement. (“All day?” they’d marvel with the same tone that … Continue reading
While I was East Coasting it recently, the 10-year-old daughter of one of my friends dashed through the door of my hotel room and flipped herself onto the bed. “Where have you BEEN?” Everywhere. The answer was everywhere. But seeing … Continue reading
If you hadn’t heard, there was a fake hashtag trending on Twitter that specifically targeted black women by impersonating them. When it came to light that a number of these accounts were fake, the man who started them had this … Continue reading