Why I don’t give a damn that you have a linguistic issue with ‘FEMinist’

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 as long as you’re saying shit like this the truth is that you don’t CONSIDER …

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Rejecting Your Sense of Justice is Rejecting a Device of God

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 from God, and therefore [what is from God] cannot unjust. (Read: His interpretation is from …

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Disregarded Verses: Women as Examples for Men

They are actually proclaimed in the Qur'an as examples for people, but to this day they are considered to have been meant for only women when believing men should also accept them as an ideal to strive toward. Shoshie, Jewish feminist, writes,This shit happens a lot in Jewish commentaries. Women are erased. Exemptions for women …

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Language Supremacy, Power and Authority in Islam

Because the Qur'an was revealed in Arabic there's consensus in the Islamic community that Arabs who speak Arabic from birth and are fluent in the language know the Qur'an best. Consequently, Arab religious leaders are viewed as more authentic compared to religious leaders of other ethnic groups. And it trickles down. (Or up.) Arabic is …

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