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Monthly Archive: April 2012

Apr 30 2012

”It’s a girl!” ”Kill her”.

    We fought against  patriarchy and religion for  our sexual freedom.  We now  fight against multi-billion dollar sex industries to stop sexual exploitation of women. We fought against  religion for our abortion rights. We now fight against  misogynistic patriarchal societies to stop  sex-selective abortion. It seems it  is a  never-ending fight. ”The emotional, sexual, …

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Apr 26 2012

Why do you give your children Chrstian names, or Muslim names or any religious names?

  You are an  atheist but you name your children after  gods or prophets or heroes  and  heroines  of   the religious scriptures. Why don’t you stop doing it? And, Why is it necessary to have a family name ? Having a first name  related to religion and  a surname related to  father or husband’s surname  …

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Apr 25 2012

What if Allah’s three daughters were worshipped today?

  What if the Satanic Verses about Allah having  three daughters and about worshiping those  three daughters as goddesses were not deleted from the Koran and  al-Lat , al-Uzza and Manat were worshiped  today?  Would Islam have been a bit less anti-women?

Apr 23 2012

Women who believe in religion are masochists

    I understand why men believe in religion, but I do not understand why women believe in religion. Or perhaps I understand. Either they’re ignorant or they’re  masochists. No woman who  lives with dignity and honor will accept humiliation and abuse of women. No woman with self-esteem worships  gods that hate women . Religion …

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Apr 22 2012

Wife Beating. How does it feel?

A gift for muslim couple

    Women-haters  beat their wives.   Patriarchal culture and  customs allow wife beating.    Almost all religions, monotheistic or polytheistic, advise women  to be submissive. In Muslim countries wife beating manuals have been always  selling well.  But recently an ordinary  wife beating manual, ”A Gift For  Muslim Couple” caught  the attention of media  because it …

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Apr 20 2012

Forbidden Words

Dwikhaadito

  [Dwikhandito ( The life divided), the third part of my autobiography has been banned in Bangladesh since 2003. The book was also  banned in West Bengal, India in 2003 but Kolkata  high court lifted the ban on the book in 2005. The book is now  free but heavily censored. The readers are still not …

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Apr 20 2012

Cruelty, thy name is sharia

  ‘A Sri Lankan woman is facing decapitation with a sword on a witchcraft charge in Saudi Arabia.  A Saudi man said that   his 13-year-old daughter  suddenly started acting strange after seeing a  Sri Lankan woman in a shopping mall.  The Sri Lankan woman was accused  of casting a spell on his daughter. Police  …

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Apr 18 2012

Religion is like a rapist’s penis. It attacks women.

  ”Religion is like a penis. It’s fine to have one and it’s fine to be proud of it, but please don’t whip it out in public and start waving it around… and PLEASE don’t try to shove it down my child’s throat.”   Taliban poisons  drinking water. 150   schoolgirls were hospitalized in Afghanistan  yesterday. …

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Apr 17 2012

The guy’s guide to feminism

the guy's guide

  I finally found the book. A small green book. A guide. A to Z guide to all things feminist. It is called ”The Guy’s Guide to Feminism.” I just love the book. If you do not like to read books on feminism  by women, fine. Then read this one, written by two guys, Michael …

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Apr 17 2012

Crimes against humanity

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    ‘The right to life of women … is conditional on their obeying social norms and traditions.’ — Hina Jilani   ‘It is a tragedy, a horror, a crime against humanity. The details of the murders – of the women beheaded, burned to death, stoned to death, stabbed, electrocuted, strangled and buried alive for …

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