Mona Eltahawy: Audacious, Pugnacious, Hilarious

December 7, 2010 at 11:46 pm Leave a comment

“I’m a Muslim, I’m a feminist, and I’m here to confuse you,” said Mona Eltahawy. She began by describing Islam’s “kick-ass women role models” and went on to announce her mission to “fight lazy stereotypes and misogyny.” Religious orthodoxy of all kinds, she noted, “is much kinder to men than women.” Assertive, funny, and full of contradictions (and with a self confessed weakness for younger men), Mona won’t let you get away with putting Muslim women in a box.

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