Check out the video below to tune in to my amazing conversation with “The Free Thinking Rani”. We spoke about her conversion to Islam; the Dawah scam; Islam’s effects on her social/family life; path to apostasy/doubt; and finding a community in The Ex-Muslims of North America. Enjoy! Click for more!
“The shackles of Ms. Clairol… you are a slave to the cosmetics industry… a prisoner of Hollywood’s concept of beauty… if you don’t’ fit their standards you are nothing! Allah subhanawata’ala gives you freedom from all of that.”
“A woman is like a piece of candy – she must be covered to not let filth pollute her.”
“A man is like a stone, if you drop the stone in mud, you can wash it clean; however, a woman is like a piece of silk, if you drop it in mud it is forever soiled.”
“Your husband is like your father except you bear children with him.”
“A woman needs “ta’deeb” (discipline) which is why Allah gave men the right to hit her, she is in her nature rebellious; therefore, the man who hits his wife honors her by keeping her “ala al sirat al mustaqueem” (on the righteous/straight path).
Yes, I was well versed in this rhetoric; it was instilled in me as a young girl. I fell for it too. Click to keep reading!
The Twitter page @exmuslimbecause began to revive the #exmuslimbecause. As expected, Muslims did not appreciate this hashtag very much because it offended their faith. So they began to tweet sarcastic remarks under the #. Others attempted to disagree with and challenge the #.
One young woman and I had a brief exchange in the midst of this. I will paste the screen shots below. I kept her username and photo out to maintain her anonymity because I would much rather focus on discussing her thought than single her out and bully her. #realtalk Click for more!
Very recently there was a family therapist out of Saudi Arabia that gave marital advice on how to properly beat your wife. Let’s discuss the videos and its standing in Islamic scriptures. Click for to keep reading!