As a Muslim woman, how could I be meek, oppressed, and weak but also the symbol of the largest threat to the Western public?
The idea of a space where justice is a priority is amazing. So, when Muslim women like myself enter feminist or social justice-oriented spaces, it is often our hope that these spaces will be amazing. But does it actually pan out that way? I, for one, have had difficulty finding spaces where I’m not forced […]
I once was at the United Nations for a conference when one of the white attendees got up and declared that she was organizing a conference on abuse against Muslim and Arab women (they’re not the same thing, but who cares?). She went on and on about how there is no platform for them to talk […]