'Dear White Women Cheering Iranian Women'
Excellent piece by the wonderful Mona Eltahawy
Some TL:DR quotes:
"This isn’t a “whose flavour of patriarchy is worse” letter. This is a “fuck the patriarchy everywhere” grenade that I gift to you. This is not The Handmaid’s Tale, it’s real life. This is a wake the fuck up because clearly you’ve been drifting, cruising on the delusions that your whiteness will save you from white supremacist patriarchy."
"The patriarchy atop theocracy melange of Iran’s “morality police” is easier to see because it is so visibly expressed in enforced hijab. But what is the enforced pregnancy of the Christian zealots in the U.S. but a melange of patriarchy built atop theocracy right here?"
"Fuck theocracy everywhere.
Fuck fascism everywhere.
Fuck the patriarchy in every time zone and every universe.
Burn. Shit. Down."
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