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Sun Jan 12, 2014, 12:21 PM

32 Powerful And Brutally Honest Tweets From #LifeOfAMuslimFeminist

The hashtag #lifeofamuslimfeminist began trending on Twitter Friday, and provided a “snippet of how badass, ruthless and honest, Muslim women” are.



Twitter user, @YxxngHippie, started the hashtag #lifeofamuslimfeminist to discuss the difficulties and complexities of being a Muslim feminist.



Within hours, the hashtag #lifeofamuslimfeminist blew up on Twitter with several Muslim women contributing.


Their personal and brutally honest tweets provided a compelling perspective on Muslim feminism.


Here are some of the most insightful tweets from the trend:


( I only included a few--incredible stuff)



نورالعين شاحد@YxxngHippie Follow

White fems want to pull your hijab off and 'liberate' you and Muslims tell you you don't need feminism #lifeofamuslimfeminist

9:52 AM - 10 Jan 14
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Ainee Fatima@Faineemae Follow
If only men obsessed over the education, health and justice of Muslim women like they obsess over Hijab #lifeofamuslimfeminist

1:53 PM - 10 Jan 14
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Noor يحيى Amr@noor3amoor Follow
Dear FEMEN: Your pasty tits don't liberate me. #lifeofamuslimfeminist

11:57 AM - 10 Jan 14
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n.s@nsyakiras Follow
white feminists simply love malala yet will not stand in solidarity with other muslim women #lifeofamuslimfeminist

10:33 AM - 10 Jan 14
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Aniqah@AniqahC Follow
Just because I don't wear the hijab doesn't mean I won't loudly defend my sisters who do. Don't try that crap with me #lifeofamuslimfeminist

2:41 PM - 10 Jan 14
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MiraMira@caramelwithsalt Follow
Muslim feminism defined by South Asian and Middle Eastern experiences. Black Muslim women are invisible. #lifeofamuslimfeminist

10:19 AM - 10 Jan 14
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Fatihah (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻@Hijabinist Follow
Getting lectures on how your hijab isn't "correct" by brothers who clearly missed the memo about lowering your gaze #lifeofamuslimfeminist

2:54 PM - 10 Jan 14
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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Sun Jan 12, 2014, 12:28 PM

1. K/R. That last one sounds a familiar tone:

 

Everyday in America the same thing goes down, how women dress and mens' stares, victim shaming.

Getting lectures on how your hijab isn't "correct" by brothers who clearly missed the memo about lowering your gaze

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Sun Jan 12, 2014, 12:34 PM

2. I absolutely LOVE this one:

Dear FEMEN: Your pasty tits don't liberate me.

FUCKING A.

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