February 21, 2017

Australia: Feminists ignore shocking report about FGM, march against Trump instead

Claire LehmannAustralian Contributor

On Monday night this week a shouting match erupted on Australian TV, between an Australian Senator, Jacqui Lambie and a Muslim activist, Yassmin Abdel-Magied. 

The media site Junkee followed up by releasing a video by Abdel-Magied titled “WTF is Sharia anyway?” where a complete whitewashing of sharia law was presented to a young Australian audience.

Now, what’s interesting about this episode is that Jacqui Lambie has been roundly attacked for being “racist”, while the Abdel-Magied’s nonsensical claims that Sharia is not a system of law, and that Islam is the most feminist religion have been taken seriously.

And there has been little feminist response.

Feminism is huge in Australia. Our former Prime Minister Tony Abbott was ridiculed for winking about a woman during a radio interview a couple of years ago. There were thousands of outraged tweets in response to this wink. So you would think that there might be some feminist response to the claim that Islam is a feminist religion.

A recent report was released on the prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation in Australia. It showed that the practice was more common than previously thought. And girls suffering from it require complex medical care in our hospitals.

There were no marches in streets. There weren’t any feminist columns or op-eds about it in our media.

However we did have a Women’s March in Sydney in response to Donald Trump’s election.

This double standard is rarely acknowledged but it has insidious consequences, particularly when the safety of girls and women is ignored.

We obviously saw this in Rothertham, UK. And we saw it in Cologne, Germany. And we are likely to see it again if privileged Westerners continue to bury their heads in the sand.

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commented 2017-02-21 12:53:22 -0500
These fem groups are committing sucide by eat each other up – sucide cannibals
commented 2017-02-21 12:28:58 -0500
It all gets down to this:

Would you rather have the likes of Trump try to seduce you?
Or would you prefer to be raped?

Obviously, these so-called “feminists” would prefer to be raped.
Or they’re too delusional to face reality.

Am I the only person who sometimes feels as if I’m living in a cult writ large?
Because that’s what denial of reality is, if you think about it.

Fortunately, Joe-Six-Pack and Waitress-Jane in the USA have more brains than the lot of these idiots put together, and voted in consequence.

Kicking and screaming, the rest of the Western World may be dragged back into reality.

THANK YOU FOR RUNNING DONALD TRUMP.
It’s not just the USA that owes you “big league” on this one.
commented 2017-02-21 12:28:22 -0500
ROBERT….Thought I’d give you a taste of the polar opposite of “sparing the rod”. This should have been Justin’s teacher.

I urge everyone to take a look and tell me what y’all think.

https://www.facebook.com/mememagical/videos/963476530451708/
commented 2017-02-21 12:01:11 -0500
Is the Trudeau government been taken over by radical Islam? M-103 speaks directly to radical Islam doesn’t it? Apparently this is the only Islam Trudeau speaks to as they have a very strong arm in fund raising that speaks to the corrupt base of the Trudeau cartel. Real Muslims that seek freedom condemn the Trudeau governments pandering to radical Islam and the destruction of free speech. Is Trudeau committing treason through his efforts to embrace radical Islam? Follow the money and declare the Liberal Cartel of Canada a sponsor to terrorism as they are.
commented 2017-02-21 11:40:31 -0500
Proof that sparing the rod spoils the child is easily seen in our Criminister!

Dump Justin bin Trudeau
commented 2017-02-21 11:38:34 -0500
Aw cmon David,

Again you are being politically incorrect by insulting the abominable snowman!

Dump Justin bin Trudeau
commented 2017-02-21 11:36:06 -0500
But our legal eagles find nothing wrong with the practice of FGM.
However, it is a crime to use. corporal punishment if your child misbehaves.
Boy, what a screwed up society we live in!

Dump Justin bin Trudeau
commented 2017-02-21 11:35:17 -0500
ROBERT….I stand corrected. I must have come down with a slight case of political correctness , which I THOUGHT I was immune to.

And yes, rid us of the Trudeau abomination
commented 2017-02-21 11:28:46 -0500
I don’t mean to be gross but I don’t think any of these people will even begin to comprehend the devastation of FGM until they see it happen. (videos)
commented 2017-02-21 11:20:59 -0500
FGM is going on in Canada, in basements and kitchens across the country. Someone I know is a nurse and has told the story of how many young girls are hospitalized because of this.
commented 2017-02-21 10:58:39 -0500
David!

What do you mean by “appeared”?

I would say categorically that she is an idiot!

The brains of a tuberous begonia and the intelligence of a rock!

Dump Justin bin Trudeau
commented 2017-02-21 10:54:03 -0500
At Trump’s absolute worst maybe he grabbed a pussy. I don’t think he would have made a habit of carving them up though. The blathering muslim sister arguing with the politician appeared to be……an idiot.