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.
During the month of Ramadan, a state owned fuel company in Jakarta, Indonesia is offering two liters of free petrol per chapter read to motorcyclists. There are prayer rooms set up in the gas stations to accommodate this endeavor. The program organizers say the goal is to promote Islam in society. Click for more!
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!