07/09/2013 by syrbal-labrys
My WordPress “like” button only works about one third of the time. This annoys me, since I hate to link to every post I really like, and would rather let them sit in that little column to the right. But oh, well…
I have been vehemently taken to task on occasion, in life and in print at message boards, on journals, etc for criticizing the life many Muslim women are forced to live. How dare I, I am asked, presume that such women are unhappy with their chosen faith and the life they live….after all if the veil material is beautiful, if they have “fashion” burkhas….hey, that is cool, right?
No, it is not cool. The external signs of oppression imposed by religion and male dominance can be as dressed up as you like…..it is still not ANY sort of freedom. So read it and tell me how free those fashionable veils look now!