Guest-Post: Modesty Is Not Empowering

In a world where women’s bodies are so highly stigmatized and made taboo or highly sexualized, nudity on a woman’s own accord, will always be fucking empowering in a way that modesty never can be. [Read more…]

Why Bob Dylan’s Nobel Win Is Good News

Bob Dylan has won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature. It’s a great award, and it helps the Nobel itself more than it helps Bob Dylan. [Read more…]

Top 10 Iranian Films

Andrew Spitznas was kind enough to allow me to have a guest blog at his blog Secular Cinephile about my selection of top 10 Iranian films. This is the intro: The majority of people who are familiar with Iranian cinema, if they read this list, will vehemently disagree with it. Some of the most internationally [Read More…]

Mike Pence Lies About Iran Deal in the VP Debate

During the VP debate Pence said that the Deal removes all limitations after 15 years and allows Iran to make bombs and Kaine claimed that the Iranian nuclear weapons were prevented without firing a shot. Looking at the evidence, Kaine is right and Pence is lying. [Read more…]

Basket of Deplorables: Millions of People Can Be Bigoted

Stop ignoring the reality. Stop claiming that the mere fact that the claim is big makes it untrue. You only make yourself look foolish. [Read more…]

Dating Advice for Men

Here are eight useful advice for any man looking to have a successful date. [Read more…]

Is Quran Open to Multiple Interpretations?

I’m writing this post in order to bring two new posts on Quranist and Apostate blog, a joint blog with me and progressive Muslim blogger Farouk A. Peru. This time we basically asked if Quran is a book which has an absolutist or relativist approach when it comes to interpretations. While both of us first [Read More…]

Oppose Burkini Ban Without Resorting to False Equivalences

I make this post in order to bring an excellent article to your attention. The article is written by my dear friend and awesome ex-Muslim author Hiba Krisht, and it argues against the flaws in the arguments of those who want to attack the recent burkini ban. [Read more…]

Mike Pence Is Not “Boring”

Mike Pence is an extremist Christian, a science denier, and someone who worked actively to fuck with LGBT people and abortion in Indiana. He is one of the most right-wing candidate for VP ever. That shouldn’t bore you. That should scare you. [Read more…]

Who Is Hillary Clinton to Me, Personally

A personal reading of Hillary Clinton. [Read more…]