Topic / Feminism

‘Welcome to my world, Ben Affleck’

A Muslim who has been branded ‘an enemy of God’ berates Hollywood star Ben Affleck, above, for his ‘Islamophobia’ rant on Bill Maher’s recent Real Time show. “Eiynah” is a Pakistani-Canadian blogger/illustrator who writes about sexuality in Pakistan, and this week – “as a woman who was born and raised in Islam” – she wrote […]

Buses bearing ‘obscene’ ads stoned

It took years to get equality ads on buses in Jerusalem. When they finally appeared, ultra-orthodox Jews stoned the vehicles. Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews, according to this report, hurled stones and slashed the tires of buses bearing ads promoting female worship at a key Jerusalem holy site. The attack, which happened on Monday night in […]

Born secondary

One of the duties of a vocal atheist is to try to keep up with the doings of the fundamentalist movement. That’s why I read things like a blog post titled “2 Reasons Why My Daughter Will Not Go to College” by a self-described pastor-teacher called Karl Heitman. Heitman writes at a group-blog of nine […]