April 6, 2012 at 3:44 am
Welcome, Taslima. May you have a long and illustrious future at FtB! Good luck ironing out the technical side of posting.
N. Nescio says
April 6, 2012 at 6:06 am
Welcome to FTB.
April 6, 2012 at 9:04 am
I look forward to your speech in Cologne in a couple of weeks
April 6, 2012 at 10:22 am
I’m just going to yell “Hello!” into this currently empty room.
Badland, delurking for a bit says
April 6, 2012 at 12:31 pm
Wait, whut? Taslima? Here?
April 6, 2012 at 1:04 pm
This is also a comment, just not an automated one
Graham Martin-Royle says
April 6, 2012 at 1:12 pm
The Lorax says
April 6, 2012 at 2:15 pm
Ooo a newbie! Welcome welcome to the herd!
April 6, 2012 at 3:36 pm
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April 6, 2012 at 3:53 pm
Be sure to include a link.
procrastinator will get an avatar real soon now says
April 7, 2012 at 2:47 am
Looking forward to reading your posts here. I enjoyed your talk at the American Atheist’s convention. Welcome.
April 7, 2012 at 7:15 am
Thank you so much.
April 7, 2012 at 2:50 am
April 7, 2012 at 10:39 am
Welcome to FTB!
I saw you speak at Reason Rally, and I was moved to tears. I look forward to reading your blog. You are such an insightful woman, and you have so much to contribute to the secular community and world.
Upright Ape says
April 7, 2012 at 11:08 am
Dear Ms Nasreen,
You were my favorite speaker at the Reason Rally. Your pronouncement, which touched my heart, was “I am at home wherever I am among atheists”. Having been born in Iran and left due to harassment by islamists, I felt no one ever spoke better for me. I remember vividly that back in the 1990s Iran’s state run media often ranted against you, condemning you for “heresy”. I think you and Maryam Namazie are going to be a tremendous contribution to FTB.
Ophelia Benson says
April 8, 2012 at 4:27 am
I second that.
The Doubter says
April 7, 2012 at 2:49 pm
And the world say’s Hello back!!
Keep standing up for women’s rights!!
April 7, 2012 at 4:54 pm
Fantastic that you have joined FtB! Your speech at the 2010 GAC was a huge highlight and very much looking forward to your blogs.
'Tis Himself says
April 7, 2012 at 7:24 pm
You need to let Ed know your blog is not on the list of FtB blogs on the right sidebar.
April 7, 2012 at 9:17 pm
Welcome to FtB, Taslima. I hope you have a long and happy time here.
And no, I won’t call you the female Rushdie. You are you, unique and special, with something important to say. I look forward to hearing your voice.
Tim Groc says
April 7, 2012 at 11:29 pm
I look forward to reading your articles, Taslima. You’re one of the most important voices FTB now has.
April 8, 2012 at 12:24 am
I AM PRETTY EXCITED TO SEE YOU HERE, NOT GONNA LIE
April 8, 2012 at 12:44 am
Hello Taslima, wonderful to have you.
April 8, 2012 at 1:25 am
I’m incredibly happy to have you here and am a long time reader of your work. I’m all excited now!
A big “Hellllooooooooooo” from the sub-continent of your birth! Looking forward to your posts with bated breath!
April 8, 2012 at 1:35 am
Welcome to Free thought blogs. I am really looking forward to reading your posts. I hope you will be able to come to Canada and give a talk here. I would love to attend.
April 8, 2012 at 1:47 am
Thrilled to see you blogging here, you quickly became one of my favorite speakers for your ability to convey both emotion and information with equally passionate intensity. Very much looking forward to reading the blog.
April 8, 2012 at 2:04 am
I heard you speak at the reason rally, you were awesome !
I am so ashamed that after living in India all my life, I had to hear you out in Washington DC !
Hope I can meet you someday
Markita Lynda says
April 8, 2012 at 3:43 am
Hello, Taslim! You are a hero for women’s rights and human rights. I salute your courage and hope to see you some day. In the meantime, I look forward to reading your article here and learning from them.
April 8, 2012 at 3:59 am
April 8, 2012 at 6:44 am
Greetings and welcome!
I am always glad to see more women speak up and defy millennia of cultural oppression.
April 8, 2012 at 7:28 am
Hello, Taslima! Keep thinking, and talking, and writing, and hoping. And know that there are many millions of us silently working to support your and our ideals.
April 8, 2012 at 8:45 am
I was quite taken by the first post I read, and I look forward to reading your blog in the future. I hope you have a long and enjoyable association with the Free Thought Blogs.
April 8, 2012 at 9:08 am
Welcome! Enjoy your stay.
April 8, 2012 at 10:18 am
Welcome, Taslima! I’m sure Freethought blogs will be much richer for having you here. I found your first few posts challenging and disturbing reading. Just what the world needs!
Musical Atheist says
April 8, 2012 at 7:47 pm
Welcome! I’m really looking forward to reading your work regularly!
April 9, 2012 at 6:15 pm
Welcome Taslima Nasreen. (Belated)
I recall hearing about you years – yikes! – decades ago now at uni & look forward to reading your blog.
April 10, 2012 at 3:00 am
Ha, I always disliked Yeats’s sexism, so I love the name of your blog. Looks interesting from what I’ve read so far.
Dennis Paul Himes says
April 10, 2012 at 10:00 am
Hello! I don’t know if you recognize my name, but I was the guy who introduced you at the American Atheist convention. I’m looking forward to reading you on FTB.
April 10, 2012 at 12:06 pm
Thank you so much Dennis! Regards.
April 10, 2012 at 12:22 pm
Hello Taslima! It’s good to have you here at FTB.
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