Posts Tagged Islamophobia

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Let’s Push Solidarity Beyond the Safety Pin This TDOR

Since the election last week, many people have begun wearing symbolic safety pins in order to demonstrate solidarity and allyship with marginalized people. But, as Demetria Lucas D’Oyley writes for The Root, it’s “an empty gesture.”

Since the election last week, many people have begun wearing symbolic safety pins in order to demonstrate solidarity and allyship with marginalized people. But, as Demetria Lucas D’Oyley writes for The Root, it’s “an empty ...

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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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