Feminists in Neverland: Wolf and Chesler Play War

Salon's "Feminists face off over the veil" is supposed to reflect a serious debate, not only related to feminism itself, but to the conception non-Muslim feminists have of Islam. Writer Tracy Clark-Flory depicts the feud in a very anti-feminist way, as some kind of wrestling game: "In one corner, we have Naomi Wolf [...] In the other, we have Phyllis Chesler". The warlike lexicon in this text seems trying either to turn the dialogue between the two feminists into an aggressive interaction (like, … [Read more...]