• Shruti Haasan Unblushed | Be The Bitch
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    Shruti Haasan Unblushed | Be The Bitch

    I was on a phone call the other day and I noticed a word cloaked in a joke. Bitch. This mongrel of an insult, slipped in to put me in my place. And what place might that be? The backseat of the slow moving train of your brain reserved for women who were too big to fit into your narrow mind or too tall to cower under your insecurities. Bitch is the verbal eye-roll you make to classify any woman who is not your cup of tea because she refused to pour it. Genus: Selfishus. Species: Ambitious. And if you think bitch offends me, honey, I’ve got news for you.…

  • What does the Quran really say about a Muslim woman’s hijab? | Samina Ali | TEDxUniversityofNevada
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    What does the Quran really say about a Muslim woman’s hijab? | Samina Ali | TEDxUniversityofNevada

    Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I’m going to take you back in time, 1400 years, to the city of Medina, Saudi Arabia. To a time when Prophet Mouhammed was given the task of finding a solution to women in the city being attacked and molested. The situation was this: It was around the year 600 AD, long before the modern convenience, of plumbing. When a woman awoke in the middle of the night with the urge to relieve herself, she would have to walk out, past the outskirts of the city, and into the wild by herself, for privacy. Believe it or not, a group of men actually began to…