Monthly Archives: November 2013

Severe sentences for Alexandria female protesters spark Egypt outcry

From Ahram Online Severe sentences for Alexandria female protesters spark Egypt outcry Heavy jail sentences issued by an Alexandria court against 21 female Islamist protesters illicit widespread condemnation, including from secular and liberal political ranks Tony Gamal Gabriel, El-Sayed Gamal … Continue reading

Posted in Egypt, Naher Osten/ Middle East, Women | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Objectification of Women – It Goes Much Further Than Sexy Pictures

Originally posted on Crates and Ribbons:
When feminists decry the objectification of women, most people immediately think of the images that saturate our magazines, movies, adverts and the Internet, of women in varying stages of undress, dolled up and presented…

Posted in Women | Leave a comment

On Labeling Women Crazy…

Great post from Harris O’Malley; reposted from Huffington Post. The complete article you can find here. On Labeling Women Crazy I’ve had to quit telling stories about crazy exes or women I’ve dated. The problem was that I started realizing … Continue reading

Posted in Women | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spui 25: The Arab Winter

Under the title “Arab Winter: EU responses to the latest developments in Syria” presented the academic center of the University of Amsterdam Spui 25 a symposium with Luis Simón, Maciej Golubiewski, Adrianus Koetsenruijter, Polly Pallister-Wilkins and Michael Wintle on Wednesday, … Continue reading

Posted in Naher Osten/ Middle East, Syria, Tunisia | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Consent – No is less important than Yes

Repost from http://honestloving.blogspot.nl/ by Elizabeth Rubio You can find the original post here. Consent–No is Less Important than Yes Over the past couple of weeks, there has been an internet brouhaha over rape culture and slut-shaming, inspired by Kim Hall’s open letter to … Continue reading

Posted in Women | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Seeing A Woman: A conversation between father and son

Repost from “From One Degree to Another” by Nate Pyle You can find the original post here. Seeing a Woman: A conversation between a father and son August 14, 2013  Someday I am going to have to have the conversation … Continue reading

Posted in Women | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

“Wir sollten das Grundgesetz nicht taufen”

Repost von Qantara.de Den kompletten Artikel gibt es hier. Interview: Johan Schloemann ​​ In der Reaktion auf Christian Wulffs Bemerkungen zum Islam spricht jetzt Volker Kauder, Fraktionschef der CDU/CSU, mit manchen anderen vom “Grundgesetz, das auf unserem christlich-jüdischen Erbe beruht”. Was … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Islam | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments