I recently accepted an invitation to attend a dinner at the State Department hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in honor of the holy month of Ramadan. The dinner itself, which takes place on Tuesday, September 7, is a formal iftar—the meal eaten every evening after sunset when Muslims break the fast during the […]
Still, even as I pity these moronic “morality” cops, I can’t help but want to beat the crap out of them too.
Even if we find ourselves disagreeing on the means of protest, I think we can still agree that both Brainquake and Boobquake share a common goal: to further shake the already-shaken credibility of the leaders of the so-called Islamic Republic of Iran. So, why not work together?
A talented Saudi poet, Hissa Hilal, has become the breakout star of Abu Dhabi’s popular game show the “Million’s Poet,” and she hasn’t even won yet.
“As an aspiring feminist jihadist, I have an enormous amount to learn from Khadija’s example, and I pray that we will all be able to live up to it. Defending and carrying out the legacy of Khadija is not an easy task, especially today, but looking back at her example gives us the hope and grounding that we, as Muslim women, need to move forward in reclaiming our faith and our rightful place in it.”
The term jihad has been more than mistranslated in much of the so-called Western world; it has been viciously abused and bastardized. Contrary to popular opinion, a jihad is not a “holy war.”
To wage a jihad is to strive for peace and justice–and, thus, the relentless struggle for justice and equality all over the world by women of all races, religions and ethnicities, is in itself a model jihad.