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Contributors

Author Recalls Childhood Steeped In Religious Fundamentalism & Poverty In New Memoir

Author Recalls Childhood Steeped In Religious Fundamentalism & Poverty In New Memoir

By Kelly J Beard My mother saw demons. I learned this while curled at her feet, eavesdropping on her conversations during Bible Study. She and three other women from Desert […]

Causes

The Modern Muslim Woman: An Anonymous Open Letter Championing Our Diverse & Nuanced Voices

The Modern Muslim Woman: An Anonymous Open Letter Championing Our Diverse & Nuanced Voices

Saudi women have won, after so long, the basic right to drive. This is an amazing victory, but it is also a litmus test for the pacing of equality. It […]

Girl on a Mission

Muslim And Jewish Women Formed A Soliarity Movement To Stand Against Religious Bigotry

Muslim And Jewish Women Formed A Soliarity Movement To Stand Against Religious Bigotry

If we only listened to the narratives from politics and news media, it’s normal to assume we would think people of different faith backgrounds cannot intermingle or even work together […]

Entertainment

How HBO’s ‘The Leftovers’ Became A Feminist TV Show In The Unlikeliest Yet Fascinating Way

How HBO’s ‘The Leftovers’ Became A Feminist TV Show In The Unlikeliest Yet Fascinating Way

Summer is finally here which means we all have a few months to binge-watch or re-watch our fave shows of last season, before the new Fall TV shows premiere. If […]

Body Image

Body Of Christ Compels UK’s First Female Bishop To Take On Negative Body Image Issues

Body Of Christ Compels UK’s First Female Bishop To Take On Negative Body Image Issues

This is the kind of dialog and action we’d love to see more of from churches and faith groups! The Right Reverand Rachel Treweek is clearly a woman who isn’t […]

Entertainment

The Importance Of ‘Jane The Virgin’ Tackling Abortion In A Nuanced And Shame-Free Way

The Importance Of ‘Jane The Virgin’ Tackling Abortion In A Nuanced And Shame-Free Way

It seems bizarre that such a heated and polarized topic like abortion, well known to MANY Americans, is very rarely brought up in fictional story lines in the entertainment world. […]

Girl on a Mission

Fmr Kidnap & Abuse Victim Elizabeth Smart On A Mission To Dismantle Harmful Purity Culture

Fmr Kidnap & Abuse Victim Elizabeth Smart On A Mission To Dismantle Harmful Purity Culture

On the surface, the idea of “waiting until marriage” or choosing to wait for the partner you are going to spend the rest of your life with sounds noble. And […]

Politics

This Group Of Indian Women Are Pushing For Gender Equality At The Intersection Of Religion & Feminism

This Group Of Indian Women Are Pushing For Gender Equality At The Intersection Of Religion & Feminism

When we think about feminism around the world, we look at it as an education into the lives and struggles of women in varied ways, and how they are fighting […]

Sports

Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Be The 1st Team USA Athlete To Compete At The Olympics Wearing The Hijab

Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Be The 1st Team USA Athlete To Compete At The Olympics Wearing The Hijab

She may not yet be a huge household name like Michael Phelps or Missy Franklin, but athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad is the new face of Team USA. Come August, when the […]

Entertainment

This Feminist Mag Is Giving Voice To Marginalized Women From Different Races, Religions & Cultures

This Feminist Mag Is Giving Voice To Marginalized Women From Different Races, Religions & Cultures

We love feminist magazines! There have been a number of fledgling publications we have drawn attention to around the world and will continue to do so, as they are becoming […]

Interviews

Our Conversation With Dr. Nora Amath About Feminism, Islam & Interfaith Dialog, Part 1

Our Conversation With Dr. Nora Amath About Feminism, Islam & Interfaith Dialog, Part 1

This is a conversation we have been planning to share with our readers for a while, but we needed to find the best person to have it with. Given that […]

Working Women

This Jewish Girls’ School Is Challenging The Status Quo By Including Feminism In Its Lessons

This Jewish Girls’ School Is Challenging The Status Quo By Including Feminism In Its Lessons

We’re all familiar with the definition of feminism: the social, political and economic equality of the sexes. But we believe there should be a fourth strand added: religion. It is […]