Let me tell you the story of my experience attending Hussieniya (a lament for the death of Imam Hussien performed by Shea muslim sect every year). The year was 1995 and I was living in Galsgow, Scotland. My husband and I became good friends with a religious Iranian couple, K. and S. Both become incredibly [...]
Archives for February, 2004
My friend told me that he is planning to go on a year long trip all over Europe in order to “find himself”. I told him, what if you find yourself and discover that you don’t like what you find? You will have to spend many more years wandering around aimlessly until you lose yourself [...]
How many times have you heard somebody say “ I am not a racist but,…..”. Fill in the blanks with some mildly racist comment. Examples would be “Those people expect too much” or “They are simply too sensitive”. Frequently I wish I could revise that statement to “I am a racist and ….”. At least [...]
Are you reading too many Iraqi blogs, how to tell the signs?
Bin Laden says death to infidels God is on my side Convert to Islam and you will be spared Cover up woman, your skin is bare How fragile is my faith Dared to question a message of hate Deliver me from a sinner’s path Won’t want to be caught in this wrath Allahu akbar Allahu [...]
I sometimes think that I am a transvestite trapped in a woman’s body. Right now I am a woman, plain, simple boring. Considering how interesting every other aspect of my life is, wouldn’t it be more fun to be a man that wants to be a woman? Plus transvestites get to wear those super feminine [...]