The Elephant in the Room: Entitlement

I attended an interesting event recently. It was focused on creating a space for men to discuss their role in furthering the progress of feminism, or at the least, creating equal opportunity spaces for women to succeed in traditionally male-dominated domains. For example, corporate careers, public service, sporting codes, and more. The discussion resulted in…

Please, God, No.

brainbytumblr: “Muslim feminist”? No. Nonononononononononononononononono. Islam already gives women more rights than any religion anywhere (as it has for more than a millennium and a half), it already holds them up as a man’s equal, and it already shows women for the wonderful, beautiful partners of men that they are. In other words, Islam already…

another-muslimah: It’s funny how Hijabi’s are labelled as oppressed by the Western Societies, when it is the same society that oppresses all women through their particular and artificial image of beauty. Being bombarded with images upon images of the ‘Perfect Arse’ or the ‘Perfect Pout’ through superficial media outlets surely only makes a woman feel…