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  "No woman has ever truly distinguished herself except in her own sphere."

... "Now just reflect," she interrupted, "and you will remember that in the days of our slavery there were more great women than there have ever been great men who were also slaves; so that now that our full emancipation is imminent, why, you shall see what you shall see."

tagged: sexism, feminism, women, women's history
  —Sarah Grand (writer), "The Undefinable: A Fantasia" in Daughters of Decadence: Women Writers of the Fin-de-Siecle edited by Elaine Showalter..

"nothing of this sort will happen in the future"

Friday, June 4th, 2010 6:25 am

матрациFacebook has deleted “Everybody Draw Mohammed Day!”, a user-created page, and apologized to the Pakistani government which had blocked Facebook. A Pakistani minister said Facebook had assured them that “nothing of this sort will happen in the future”.

Yeah, good luck with that. And fuck you, Facebook. How about not knuckling under to paternalistic theocratic states that block Internet access for millions of people?

* Huffington Post, 5/31; hat tip to boston-atheists mailing list.
* comicsalliance.com
* and, yes, wikipedia

You can’t see http://www.facebook.com/pages/Everybody-Draw-Mohammed-Day/121369914543425?ref=ts..plz which redirects you to facebook, nor can I find a cache of the site on Google or on the Internet Archive.

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