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THE HYPOCRISY OF FEMINIST OUTRAGE

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Source: muslimmatters.org

By: Daniel Haqiqatjou

The viral NYC Catcall video has caused a stir in social media and online forums. It records a woman receiving over 100 catcalls from men as she walks the streets of New York City for 10 hours.

Just consider the 100,000+ youtube comments alone. While most commenters found the behavior of the catcalling men disgusting, some took issue with how the woman in the video was dressed. These commenters were daring enough to suggest that perhaps she would have attracted less negative attention had she dressed more “modestly.”

This suggestion, in turn, was met with backlash. How dare anyone “blame the victim” by suggesting that a woman change the way she dresses because men cannot or will not act with common decency!

What do we make of all this?

Is it completely outlandish to suggest that the way a woman (or man) dresses has an impact on how others treat her (or him)?

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10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman in Hijab (Video)

The world in solidarity with Palestine (IMAGE)

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What a sight to see…The world in solidarity with Palestine… #FreePalestine

The Trews: Russell Brand – Who Profits From Denying Climate Change? (Video)

info-pictogram1 This Sunday, Sept 21st, 2000 marches will be taking place all around the world showing climate mobilisation to the heads of state heads gathered at the historic summit on climate change in NYC next week.