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Unveiling The Shame Of The “Whore” In Arab Culture


Unveiling The Shame Of The “Whore” In Arab Culture


By Farida D. When I was in high school, each year a “List of Whores” would secretly circulate in the locker rooms. The list included names of girls in our […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Women In Saudi Arabia & Papua New Guinea Using Broadcasting As A Form Of Resistance

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Women In Saudi Arabia & Papua New Guinea Using Broadcasting As A Form Of Resistance

Welcome to another Feminist Friday, that time of our week when we showcase 3 stories that are giving us feminist inspiration right now. This week we’re championing the boundary-pushing work […]

Girl on a Mission

Australian-Based Saudi Artist Challenging Sexist Guardianship Laws Through Her Work

Australian-Based Saudi Artist Challenging Sexist Guardianship Laws Through Her Work

It was hard not to miss the numerous news headlines touting the announcement out of Saudi Arabia recently, stating that women will finally be able to drive legally. This has […]

Contributors

Abolishing The Ban On Saudi Women Driving Is Great, But What About Male Guardianship Laws?

Abolishing The Ban On Saudi Women Driving Is Great, But What About Male Guardianship Laws?

By Tara Carey, Equality Now Saudi Arabian state television announced on Tuesday evening that women will be allowed to drive in the kingdom, with driving licenses to be issued to […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Kimberle Crenshaw’s Intersectionality, & Blossom’s ‘Black Magic Woman’

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Kimberle Crenshaw’s Intersectionality, & Blossom’s ‘Black Magic Woman’

Hell yeah it’s Feminist Friday, queens! This week’s edition of our ongoing series is unapologetically black, brown, and intersectional. In a world where mainstream and pop culture spaces are dominated […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY – The Money Talk, 21st Century Feminism & Female Candidates In Saudi Arabia

FEMINIST FRIDAY – The Money Talk, 21st Century Feminism & Female Candidates In Saudi Arabia

Y’all know what time it is – Feminist Friday! It’s our favorite day of the week, not just because it’s the start of the weekend, but because we get to […]

Sports

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female Boxing Trainer Defying The Kingdom’s Conservative Society

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female Boxing Trainer Defying The Kingdom’s Conservative Society

They may not be able to drive in the Kingdom yet, but Saudi Arabian women sure can fight like a girl. And there is one woman in particular who is […]

Politics

Saudi Arabia Makes History By Finally Allowing Women To Vote & Become Elected Leaders

Saudi Arabia Makes History By Finally Allowing Women To Vote & Become Elected Leaders

Get out the vote. These are 4 words that many of us around the world take for granted, but this past weekend, for women in Saudi Arabia, it was the […]

Politics

For The First Time In History, Women In Saudi Arabia Are Registering To Vote!

For The First Time In History, Women In Saudi Arabia Are Registering To Vote!

First up, this is awesome, historical news! But secondly, there are some important details we have to discuss so all our readers understand this fight for equality isn’t over just […]

Boys We Like

New Video Game ‘Saudi Girls Revolution’ Putting Women In The Driver’s Seat Legally

New Video Game ‘Saudi Girls Revolution’ Putting Women In The Driver’s Seat Legally

Thinking of getting the GTHQ team a Christmas present this year? This item is at the top of our list! It’s a new video game from developers Na3m called Saudi […]

Entertainment

Meet The Saudi Arabian Photographer Weaving Feminism Into Her Work

Meet The Saudi Arabian Photographer Weaving Feminism Into Her Work

It is said that art is subjective. While that may be true, the most indisputable aspect of art is that is it powerful and can be used to create change. […]

Sports

Introducing ‘Glowfit’ – The First Fitness Center For Women In Saudi Arabia

Introducing ‘Glowfit’ – The First Fitness Center For Women In Saudi Arabia

It’s a country known for it’s restrictions of freedom for women, but there are some awesome things happening in Saudi Arabia that may surprise you. Sports is one of those […]

Politics

Saudi Arabia’s Genius Plan To Solve The Female Unemployment Crisis

Saudi Arabia’s Genius Plan To Solve The Female Unemployment Crisis

You know, when you think about the women in Saudi Arabia, you could focus on the inequalities they face such as not being able to vote or drive (although the […]

Sports

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female “Activist” Basketball Team Shooting For Equality

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female “Activist” Basketball Team Shooting For Equality

In a country which is so restrictive for women, the fact that a female basketball even exists in Saudi Arabia is pretty phenomenal. Women in the Saudi kingdom are not […]

Politics

Saudi Arabian Singer TamTam Releases Video About Gender Equality

Saudi Arabian Singer TamTam Releases Video About Gender Equality

Saudi Arabia is known for being a country that is oppressive in certain ways toward women. They cannot vote, and they cannot drive. That is just the tip of the […]