Category Archives: pseudofeminism

The Fetus Cube

In the first week of November, 2009, some pro-life group on UC Berkeley’s campus fliered the area leading into Sproul with signs that said, “warning: genocide photos ahead.” Now, there are lots of legitimate anti-genocide demonstrations on campus, but I … Continue reading

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Niqab and Domestic Violence

First, the women in the photo are not wearing the hijab, but the niqab, which is why only their eyes are visible. But either way, consider that Islamic dress for women, as commanded by Mohammad, must cover everything except the … Continue reading

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The hijab is not feminist

Stated for obviousness: Feminism is by definition the belief in the social, political, and economic equality of women. Glad we’ve got that out of the way! To address the issue of whether the hijab can ever be feminist and/or symbolic … Continue reading

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