Check out this video of a conversation between “The Ex-Muslima” and I. She discusses her apostasy; challenges around bisexuality; and her thoughts on Western Muslim Feminism.
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Here are some of my thoughts on the contradictions between Feminism and Islam! Click to continue
I also did a Podcast Episode on this here.
The Following is a personal narrative of my own experience many years ago. Names were changed.
The Subway Encounter
“Ladies and gentlemen, there is an express train on the F line two stops away,” said the automated subway message. I stood on the platform waiting for my train ride home. Surah Yasin was playing on my iPod Touch. Ah, this Surah, so beautiful. It is the heart of the Quran, according to scholars of today. MashAllah, I thought. Allah truly gifted us with the Quran and its mysterious beauty. I hope I can understand this beauty some day. Click to keep on reading!
There are countless Hadiths that say that if a man calls upon his wife for a sexual encounter, she is discouraged from refusing.
With the exception of two verses directed at wives of the Prophet, the Quran never speaks directly to women. Women are referred to in the third person in the Quran. They are either addressed through “men and women,” or “your wives, your daughters, your mothers” etc. Click to keep on reading!