drewhardkor

Duke University 2016. Linguistics and Asian & Middle Eastern Studies.

middleeasternsarecool:

Not my pic, but I thought it was cute. (x)

middleeasternsarecool:

Not my pic, but I thought it was cute. (x)

laughburnscalories:

Photo from Shujayeh neighborhood in Gaza, Palestine during the first day of schools there, the picture speaks about itself.

laughburnscalories:

Photo from Shujayeh neighborhood in Gaza, Palestine during the first day of schools there, the picture speaks about itself.

Horror stories about Muslim misogyny have long been used by western patriarchs to justify imperialism abroad and sexism at home. The Guardian’s Katharine Viner reminds us about Lord Cromer, the British consul general in Egypt from 1883. Cromer believed the Egyptians were morally and culturally inferior in their treatment of women and that they should be “persuaded or forced” to become “civilised” by disposing of the veil.

"And what did this forward-thinking, feminist-sounding veil-burner do when he got home to Britain?" asks Viner. "He founded and presided over the Men’s League for Opposing Women’s Suffrage, which tried, by any means possible, to stop women getting the vote. Colonial patriarchs like Cromer … wanted merely to replace eastern misogyny with western misogyny." More than a century later, the same logic is used to imply that misogyny only matters when it isn’t being done by white men.

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(Source: cant-live-without.com, via fuckyeahsouthasia)