Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Gratuitous Uterus is proud to wear hijab . . .

Pictured: G.U. wearing a purple scarf tied in the best imitation of a hijab you can make on a hairless uterus.

  . . .  as part of her spiritual identity and a way to express her bodily autonomy.

In my research preparing for this post (I learn so much in creating this blog), I discovered that one of Islam's names for God is al-Rahman, the most Merciful. This word comes from the root: rahm--meaning womb. More on feminism and Islam

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