Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Are Muslim Women Bad Feminists? and other news from Ms. Blog

In the following Ms. edition, the article about Islam and Feminism is of particular interest to me, as I always believed that religion and feminism do not need to be exclusive of each other.

In Solidarity,
Jerin Alam

Co-Chair
National NOW Young Feminist Task Force
NOW – NYS Young Feminist Task Force 
National Organization for Women (NOW)


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WEEKLY ROUND UP | JUNE 15, 2010
Catch up on what you missed, and check in throughout June to get our bloggers' latest takes on news and culture.


LIFE

Reform or Renounce? Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Muslim Women Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the Somali-born former Dutch parliamentarian and fellow at the American Enterprise Institute is clear about one thing: There is no hope for Muslim women who do not renounce their ...Read More


NATIONAL

Guess What Friday Is? Abortion Blackout Day! Hey everyone! Guess what Friday is? If you guessed that it is Abortion Blackout Day, you're totally right. Yes, the war against abortion continues, but this time it's a sartorial decree: ...Read More



HEALTH

New Emergency Contraception Seeks U.S. Approval Anti-choice people get very upset when women have sex and don't want to have a baby. It doesn't matter if the sex was voluntary or forced; they seem to believe women should just accept any resulting ...Read More


MS.CELLANY

Newsflash: Iranian Journalist Silenced For 30 Years Leading Iranian journalist Jila Baniyaghoob has been sentenced to one year in prison and banned from publishing writing for 30 years. Baniyaghoob, 39, was found guilty of "propaganda" ...Read More


JUSTICE

Historic Prop 8 Trial: Closing Arguments! I want to marry Sandy. I want to have a stable and secure relationship with her that then we can include our children in. And I want the discrimination we are feeling with Proposition 8 to end and ...Read More



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