Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution

By Mona Eltahawy A fascinating and shocking call to end misogyny in the Arab world. “Why do these men hate us?” Mona Eltahawy was shocked into feminism and she shares her experience living in Saudi Arabia and in Egypt. This book is an essential read that zooms into the brutal injustices against women in theContinue reading “Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution”

Poetry: Stolen Pleasures

From: Poetically Ghetto there‚Äôs an intrusionbarging through closed gatesbreaking folds so delicateturning the resting soft stones devil spears this cottoned earthcanes into the silken claydefeated rails of defencemisfortunes of the luckless prey an agenda without gender or agewhat it finds it takeswithout asking or beggingno sound of permissions broken barrierswrecked wallswith arms of phallic privilegeandContinue reading “Poetry: Stolen Pleasures”