Advocating For #BanIslam And #FreeSpeech Together Is A Contradiction

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The Context

In today’s climate, Islam is the most politicized religion in the world.  There are Islamist parties and uprisings worldwide.  There have been countless terrorist attacks in the western world where the attacker was a lone wolf terrorist “self radicalized” into the Islamist ideology.  Every time a drawing or mockery of Muhammed becomes widely circulated, Muslims all get offended and the extremist Muslims become really violent. Click to keep reading!

Episode 30: Chat With Yasmeena Ali On Being Ex-Muslim, Nude Modeling, and Escaping Honor Culture

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In the video below is my chat with Yasmeena Ali.  Yasmeena is a feminist who is an erotic nude model, atheist, vegan, and a photographer.  We discuss her childhood transitioning from Taliban Afghanistan to the United Kingdom; leaving Islam; becoming an Ex-Muslim; death threats from family; hijabi porn; sensuality versus sexuality, etc.  It was a wonderful conversation.

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My One Year With EXMNA

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Around a year and two days ago, I have joined the organization called The Ex Muslims of North America (EXMNA).  This organization is a community organization where Ex Muslims in different parts of North America host networkingbonding events.  The networking events can vary: from getting together and having drinks to skiing together.  It is all about creating friendships and solidarity. Click for more!

When A 4th Grade Class Read a Book And Thought Their Teacher Was An Actual Witch

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When I was in 4th grade my teacher read this famous children’s book to our class: The Witches By Roald Dahl.  The book is about a young boy who spends time with his grandmother and learned about real life witches from her.  He even learned how to spot a real witch through a collection of symptoms.

In this list of symptoms, there were a few physical characteristics that really stuck to the memory of my classmates and I.  Witches were bald, with large nostrils and hated children. Click for more!