The Fat Social Worker is a student at New York University. This blog aims to introduce the concept of fat as an identity worthy of discussion in social work discourses, and to have a place to talk about all the issues such as fat acceptance, feminism, anti-racism, LGBTQ issues and the media. ...more
Islamic feminism is more than a movement: it is a retrieval of the ways Islam had been practiced before and should be practiced still. It is the reclamation of the rights of women, from twisted patriarchal interpretations and mistranslations, back into the hands of the women to whom they belong. It is a return to understanding the Quran in the classical language in which it was delivered and the hadith in the contexts and specific conditions in which they were proclaimed, instead of through the lenses of a bigoted culture that uses them as political weapons....more
The Feminist Underground is a blog about the political and social issues that face women, and about how feminism intersects with race, sexual orientation, and economic status. Our contributors come from diverse backgrounds, but all are women who have come to identify as feminists.