Posts Tagged Islamophobia

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Feminist Fuck Yeah: Women Throw Beach Party to Protest French Islamophobia

This morning, protesters gathered outside the French embassy in London, poured bags of sand, and staged a beach party complete with deck chairs, inflatables, and women in a wide array of clothing, from bikinis to burkinis, to protest France’s racist ban on “religious swimwear” in its coastal towns.

This morning, protesters gathered outside the French embassy in London, poured bags of sand, and staged a beach party complete with deck chairs, inflatables, and women in a wide array of clothing, from bikinis to burkinis, ...

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Nice Try, GOP, But LGBT People are Not Your Excuse for Islamophobia

The Republican platform is out and oh, it’s a doozy. I have never even used the word “doozy” before. Among such charming items as rejecting public preschool (because it’s “godless”), encouraging the teaching of the (Christian) Bible in public schools “as literature,” and calling pornography “a public menace,” the platform includes some choice homophobia: 

The Republican platform is out and oh, it’s a doozy. I have never even used the word “doozy” before. Among such charming items as rejecting public preschool (because it’s “godless”), encouraging the ...

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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

In terrible news for so many undocumented people awaiting deportation relief, the Supreme Court has split 4-4 on Obama’s executive actions to expand DACA and implement DAPA, all but killing any plans to protect millions of undocumented people.

In terrible news for so many undocumented people awaiting deportation relief, the Supreme Court has split 4-4 on Obama’s executive actions to expand DACA and implement DAPA, all but killing any plans to protect millions of ...

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In the Face of Homophobia and Islamophobia, Queer Touch Persists

After the carnage at Pulse nightclub in Orlando I saw a lot of “love is love” messages from well-meaning straight people. Who do you love? It doesn’t matter! They seem to say. It’s all love! 

After the carnage at Pulse nightclub in Orlando I saw a lot of “love is love” messages from well-meaning straight people. Who do you love? It doesn’t matter! They seem to say. It’s all love! 

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No Islamophobia in the Name of Queers: Mourning and Solidarity in the Wake of Orlando

When I first heard on Sunday morning that fifty people had been killed by a gunman at Latin night in an Orlando gay club, Rick Scott’s voice played over my grief. And over, and over: “This is an attack on our people” said the recording, playing on a loop. “An attack on all of us.”

When I first heard on Sunday morning that fifty people had been killed by a gunman at Latin night in an Orlando gay club, Rick Scott’s voice played over my grief. And over, and ...

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Ask Your Doctor if This New Anti-Islamophobia Medication is Right for You

Suffering from blatant bigotry? Filled with irrational hatred? Seduced by Trump? The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) has the product for you: Islamophobin, the new anti-Islamophobia chewing gum.

Suffering from blatant bigotry? Filled with irrational hatred? Seduced by Trump? The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) has the product for you: Islamophobin, the new anti-Islamophobia chewing gum.

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