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Gender Jihad and Epistemic Justice by Vanessa Rivera de la Fuente

In previous articles I have developed my personal perspective on Islamic feminism as a third narrative pathway that responds to the two traditional hegemonic discourses that exist on Muslim women, which I call… 830 more words


Menstruation, Ramadhan, and the Muslim Woman: beyond the whole "it's a break from prayer/fasting!"

This post was inspired in part by a vibrant discussion on Facebook at this FITNA group. (FITNA = Feminist Islamic Troublemakers of North America). Both the  discussion and the group are public intentionally, and we invite readers and participants in the group from all over the world. 6,123 more words

Death To Patriarchy

Quote of the Week - from Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here by Karima Bennoune

 In fact, the two Far Rights—the Western one and the Muslim one—play off each other. As Jeanne Favret-Saada wrote in the wake of the Innocence of Muslims conflagration, “On one side we have cowardly networks of so-called defenders of the West who manufacture a provocation .

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A Muslim Feminist's Desperate Denial

Dalia Mogahed is a public advocate for Muslim Rights and a defender of Islamic beliefs in the American public.  On her personal Facebook page, she shared this meme: 713 more words


Islamic Feminism

“Islamic Feminism” is a form of feminism concerned with the “role of women” in Islam.

It aims for the full “equality” of all Muslims, regardless of… 176 more words


Islamic Feminism and Heterosexual Dogma by Vanessa Rivera de la Fuente

Reza Aslan says in his book “No God But God” that religions are myths. He explains that “religion” is a set of stories fluctuating between truth and fantasy that serve to explain and answer questions about human fate. 884 more words


Opinion: Barack Obama and the West Have Abandoned Their Ally Saudi Arabia - But They Will Regret It

By Rob L. Wagner

International Business Times

29 March 2016

Saudis have recently taken to describing President Barack Obama using an Arabic phrase “tarajala unn faras addiblumasiah”  1,086 more words