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Life of a Muslim Feminist

I am not a Muslim but I am intrigued by the recent Hashtag #lifeofamuslimfemnist that has recently been pouring Twitter. Especially when I read this http://www.buzzfeed.com/tasneemnashrulla/32-powerful-and-brutally-honest-tweets-from-lifeofamuslimfem set of brutal tweets on how Muslim women not only have to fight for their rights in their society and culture but also against other women, other feminist women and I thought how ridiculous …

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A Poem. – An Opportunity

I originally wrote this 28th April 2013. Trying to sum up my life in a poem. I am no literary artist but here it is anyway. Dedicated, clearly, to my very lovely boyfriend – well the happy ending bit is anyway. And I do have a home now, which is quite lovely. Anyway, I know it’s not absolutely fantabulous as …

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Beauty Pageants – To Take Part or Not…

We’ve been talking about plans by the French parliament to ban child beauty pageants on the grounds that they promote the “hyper-sexualisation” of kids. Do you agree? Would you like to see such pageants banned here or are they just harmless fun? – Take A Break Facebook Page, 19/09/2013 Wow! There is just so much I can say on this …