I’ve got your inspirational courage right here.
If you’ve never heard of Irshad Manji, give her website a look. If you have heard of her, give her website a look.
Hers is a courage that I will never have.
And agree or disagree with her, she is is truly an inspiration.
“I’m not a moderate Muslim, I’m a reformist”
Irshad Manji blog and official website
Irshad is founder and director of the Moral Courage Project at New York University’s school of public service. This leadership program equips students to challenge political correctness, intellectual conformity and self-censorship — within their families, communities and organizations.
And don’t for a second think that the world today is lacking in moral leadership and heroism (heroine-ism?).
This is disturbing and, from what I understand, fairly representative of the experience of women activists in Egypt in the aftermath of Mubarak’s removal from power.
“We were surrounded by men from both sides and by [the time we reached the corner] I saw a wave. I saw so many that attacked some men and women,” said Abul Magd. “Every few minutes there was a wave. It was definitely a coordinated attack.”
Egyptian Women Protesting Harassment Harassed by Counter-Protesting Dicks.
Filed under Feminism, Sexism
Another great blog by a group of muslim women.
Do you have an opinion about muslim women?
Is your opinion informed?
Want to be sure?
Step 1: Read what muslim women write.
Check out this insightful blog: