snap chatting my boobs and then drawing glasses around my boobs and turning my body into a happy face
i refuse to respect other people’s views if they oppress me and so should you
do not let people tell you that you should respect oppressive or intolerant views and do not let them make you feel guilty when you don’t
Wearing a hijab isn’t inherently liberating – but neither is baring one’s breasts. What is liberating is being able to choose either of these things. It’s pretty ludicrous to think that oppression is somehow proportional to how covered or uncovered someone’s body is. Both sides of this argument present a shallow understanding of women’s empowerment, which only drowns out the substantive challenges facing all women – issues that cannot be encapsulated in a debate about a piece of fabric.