FreeThoughtHuman Rights

A Bangladeshi Ex-Muslim on Avijit Roy’s Death

I’ve more or less stepped away from online activism of any sort for a few years now but this is absolutely breaking my heart and I don’t how else to cope. Three days ago, an American blogger and author of Bangladeshi origin was leaving a book fair in Dhaka when …

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FreeThought

The Etiology of Cultural Hegemony

A guest post by Reza Ziai. The Etiology of Cultural Hegemony By Reza Ziai, M.A. Psychology Copyright 2014 The topic of culture has been a serious interest of mine from the time I was barely able to walk up to the present day where I recently finished teaching a semester …

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Voices

I Cheated Present-Day Me

This is a guest post by Kheir. You can follow him on Twitter @schwanncells. Every time I see this photo up above, I tear up. The elephant was killed in a train crash. The level of respect this person has for the creature is simply beautiful. Words cannot begin to …

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FreeThoughtGender

“Why I HATE Malala Yousafzai” ~ a guest post by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Over the past few weeks, what with the Nobel hoopla and all, everyone has had something to say or write about Malala Yousafzai. The politicians propagated their own agenda, liberal fascists whined about their cause and journalists used the issue to put forward their personal agendas through the debate surrounding …

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Gender

for my own good..

This is a guest post and video by Nesrin. Let me start by saying, I am no writer, philosopher or poet, ..nor do i pretend to be.. Most of my blog posts will be short passages of memories, thoughts, and opinions of my journey out of Islam.  How  I slowly …

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Voices

the non-muslim muslim

This is an anonymous guest post by ‘kaddu’. I have in discussions called myself a “non-muslim muslim” much to the chagrin of both my Muslim and ex-Muslim friends, though not all of either. I’ve also used the term “muslim-humanist” much to the same response. Some ex-muslims (and muslims) will ask …

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