In this final part of the International Women’s Day project, I want to share five ExMuslim women’s writings who wrote open-ended pieces.
Question: What are the privileges you DO have as an Exmuslim woman that you did not have as a Muslim woman?
Question: What are the privileges you do NOT have as an Exmuslim woman that you did have as a Muslim woman? (e.g. speaking openly about your beliefs, etc.)
Question: What do you wish women who have never been Muslim would understand about your experiences of being Exmuslim?
Question: What do you wish you could tell your former Muslim self?
Question: What are some parts of Islam (scripture or practices) that made you feel inferior as a woman?
Question: What do you know now about your self worth or self image as a woman that you didn’t know when you followed/believed in Islam?
To mark today’s International Women’s Day, I have invited ExMuslim women, from EXMNA and everywhere, to tell their own stories in their own voices. For too long, women from Muslim backgrounds who no longer follow Islam and related cultural norms have remained silent. Sometimes they are kept silent by force. …
UPDATE: Thanks to the generous support of others, Reem was able to raise enough money to help her until she got her work permit. She now has a job and is building a new life while waiting for her asylum decision. A few nights ago, I was frustrated at a …
Hello folks! I have two important and teeth-chatteringly exciting updates. A day I’ve been anticipating has finally arrived. I’m excited to announce the unveiling of a unique collaborative effort: The world’s first unified Ex-Muslim blog platform! Check it out at http://www.exmuslimblogs.com/ The Ex-Muslims of North America has created this website …