Niqābs don’t hide womanhood; Western implements do

Certainly this op/ed will be a lot more about bras than it will be about Islamic garments. However, it is interesting that women who choose to obscure their bodies are demonized by cultures who do the same, albeit in an entirely different way. For reasons that I would argue are far less important than religious … Continue reading Niqābs don’t hide womanhood; Western implements do

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My gun is NOT a rape prevention tool.

And don't try to tell me that it is. I've never posted an editorial on Fatal Sincerity. I sometimes put up my cultural pieces, which are decidedly not hard news. However, those articles were not written in my capacity as Resident Journalist of Save Wįyąbi Project. My primary objective in the fight against violence towards … Continue reading My gun is NOT a rape prevention tool.

THE SINCERITY MANIFESTO

Lately I've been thinking about how primed we all are to not allow ourselves to live sincerely. The joys of this world are veiled by layers of irony and detachment. It had been awhile since I'd seen any of those bright, gaudy, happy Christmas sweaters. This made me sad. It made some of the older … Continue reading THE SINCERITY MANIFESTO