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It's important for me, as an Iranian Muslim woman, to take up space. My narrative and identity are being constantly misrepresented, silenced and ignored--whether that is virtually, by way of audience at a panel event, or simply being constantly dismissed as angry and emotional.
|Above: photo of the Art Institute of Chicago, where we spoke (photo from website) / Below: on stage (photo taken by Nurbanu)|
Denying the experiences of women who wear hijab is not feminism
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