She's With Me

A Feminist Survival Guide to Seattle

Feminist Book Club: Women and Islam

When: Saturday, March 4th at 4PM
Where: Optimism Brewing Company, 1158 Broadway
Cost: $5-10 donation

Feminist Book Club will be discussing three articles about women, feminism, and Islam. The articles are linked below:

Do Muslim Really Need Saving?” by Lila Abu-Lughod
Imperialist Feminism and Liberalism,” by Deepa Kumar.
The Reality and Future of Islamic Feminism,” by Rachelle Fawcett

Additionally, Mariam Namazie, an ex-Muslim secularist activist, has written some interesting pieces on this topic:
Neither Veil nor Submission
I will be nude, I’ll protest and I’ll challenge you!

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About sheswithmeseattle

She's With Me is the brain child of three feminists who got tired of emailing each other every time they caught wind of a womanist event, so they created a separate space to house their feminist calendar. The benefits would be twofold: fewer emails cluttering up their inboxes, and more people learning about Seattle's growing feminist community. She's With Me aims to be a feminist hub, where all the goings on of different organizations are collected in one place. Our plans for the site include reviews/write-ups of events, interviews with local feminist activists, news updates, and essays, poetry, and art by feminists. The Fourth Wave of Feminism is here, and She's With Me will be the feminist scrap book documenting our herstory as it unfolds.

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