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monaeltahawy:

Mona Eltahawy shows up for her April 9 date in New York Criminal Court in a bright pink jacket, her curly shoulder-length hair dyed a vivid shade of pomegranate. She stands out among the other defendants who surround her in the gallery, mostly young black and Hispanic men. When her docket number comes up, she stands politely and lets her attorney do the talking. Facing misdemeanor charges of criminal mischief, making graffiti, and possession of an instrument of graffiti after defacing a subway advertisement with pink spray paint, she’s been offered a plea deal that would carry only a few days of community service, but she’s decided to fight the charges. Her case is..
— Nick Pinto for the Village Voice
http://www.villagevoice.com/2013-05-01/news/mona-eltahawy/

My hero !

monaeltahawy:

Mona Eltahawy shows up for her April 9 date in New York Criminal Court in a bright pink jacket, her curly shoulder-length hair dyed a vivid shade of pomegranate. She stands out among the other defendants who surround her in the gallery, mostly young black and Hispanic men. When her docket number comes up, she stands politely and lets her attorney do the talking. Facing misdemeanor charges of criminal mischief, making graffiti, and possession of an instrument of graffiti after defacing a subway advertisement with pink spray paint, she’s been offered a plea deal that would carry only a few days of community service, but she’s decided to fight the charges. Her case is..

— Nick Pinto for the Village Voice

http://www.villagevoice.com/2013-05-01/news/mona-eltahawy/

My hero !

monaeltahawy:

Thank you friend and fantastic photographer @ClaytonCubitt for this picture for a profile that Ron Rosenbaum wrote for Smithsonian Magazine.
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/ideas-innovations/Mona-Eltahawy-on-Egypts-Next-Revolution-204121441.htm

Mona as Goddess !

monaeltahawy:

Thank you friend and fantastic photographer @ClaytonCubitt for this picture for a profile that Ron Rosenbaum wrote for Smithsonian Magazine.

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/ideas-innovations/Mona-Eltahawy-on-Egypts-Next-Revolution-204121441.htm

Mona as Goddess !

monaeltahawy:

“Literature alone has the efficacy of a “lethal weapon.” So I used it. Free, crude, and in exultation. My ambition is to give back to the women of my blood the power of speech confiscated by their fathers, brothers, and husbands. In tribute to the ancient Arab civilization in which desire came in…

monaeltahawy:

“Imprisonment in my country is always a possibility for any person who thinks and writes freely. Most of the men and women I knkow have been in prison at one time in their life.

As for women generally in my country, their husbands are their permanent prisons. It is very difficult for a woman not…

monaeltahawy:

mollycrabapple:

Portrait of @monaeltahawy . “The whole time I was thinking about the article I would write. Just you fuckers wait”

The fabulous Molly Crabapple who also designed my Sekhmet.

monaeltahawy:

mollycrabapple:

Portrait of @monaeltahawy . “The whole time I was thinking about the article I would write. Just you fuckers wait”

The fabulous Molly Crabapple who also designed my Sekhmet.

lebeabz:

Say ” happy valentine’s day ” one more time 🔫

lebeabz:

Say ” happy valentine’s day ” one more time 🔫

monaeltahawy:

“My pursuit of orgasm is neither unnatural, nor dangerous, nor scary, nor an infringement of your religious liberty. And it’s never my fault if you rape me… This is my body… I determine who and what goes into my vagina and when… Do not be afraid of a world in which women know themselves, their voice and their power. That world has arrived.”

- Created by Jason Stefaniak and Siobhan  O’Loughlin

mattyrab:

Historical moments in shade throwing, Inauguration Edition 2013. Keep your eyes on FLOTUS’ reaction to what Boehner said to her and POTUS.

I love it !

monaeltahawy:

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Sekhmet’s Tits By Mona Eltahawy

Sekhmet’s tits are my revolution.

The run in my tights that leads me to you is my revolution.

Gonna start a revolution from my bed.*

A fierce red love;

fearless on my breath**

massively attacked you as Sekhmet’s bloodlust raced in our veins.

They broke…

WOW