Monday, November 30, 2020   

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Jennifer Zobair: Muslim American Women Are the New Normal
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Most insults aimed at Muslims are far from subtle.

It is easy to recognize the affront, for example, when someone says she is tired of people saying Islam is a religion of peace, or sponsors ads in subway stations implying Muslims are “savages.”




Working Women and Islam
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Recently, Aminata Toure became Senegal’s second female Prime Minister, it is unfortunately news that is bound not to make a ripple in the broader media. She is a widely popular figure in Senegal who is best known for her successful anti-corruption campaigns and efficiency.




Tunisia’s Amina quits Femen, citing Islamophobia
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Amina Sboui, a Tunisian activist who was detained for nearly three months, said on Tuesday she had left the radical women’s protest group Femen, accusing it of Islamophobia. “I do not want my name to be associated with an Islamophobic organisation,” she told the Maghreb edition of the Huffington Post.




Lady Gaga Has a Burqa Problem
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The Italian-American singer/conceptual fashion embryo has been trying to make “burqa swag” happen for a while by traipsing around in burqa-like garments; now, a track that’s allegedly leaked from her forthcoming album ARTPOP indicates that she’s planning on unleashing her cultural appropriation on the innocent ears of America.




Muslim Women Reject FEMEN’s Attempt to “Liberate” Them
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FEMEN “International Topless Jihad” protests seemed to have been a good way for Eurocentric feminists to ignore Muslim feminists while at the same time gaining significant media attention.




Topless Jihad vs. Muslimah Pride
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Western feminists seem to have a love-hate relationship with Muslim women. On the one hand, they want to “save” them from what they perceive as their cultural and religious bondage. On the other hand, they seem rather quick to stereotype and dismiss them as brainwashed idiots.




BBC: “Hijab for a day: Non-Muslim Women Who Try the Headscarf”
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(BBC)

“Because I’m not very skilled I’m wearing what you could call a one-piece hijab – you just pull it over your head. But I’ve discovered the scope is endless. There are all sorts of options.”




Feminist scholar’s book on hijab’s rise earns Grawemeyer religion award
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(Courier-Journal)

At first, feminist religion scholar Leila Ahmed was alarmed by the growing visibility of young American Muslim women wearing headscarves.




Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson: “Wherever Women are Taking Over, Evil Reigns”
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As you can see he wants women to be stripped of the right to vote, taken out of positions of power and essentially returned to being obedient, child producing, housewives who obey and submit to men. He even ridicules his grandmother!




Belgian politician risks Muslim backlash after using teenage daughter dressed in burka and bikini for campaign against Islam
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A Belgian politician has risked causing uproar among Muslims after starting a “Women Against Islamization” campaign featuring his 19-year-old daughter wearing a burka and a bikini.