I always find it interesting how people are totally willing to accept how someone can be culturally jewish but not actually religious than they are with muslims doing the same thing. hopefully more shows with characters like that (or like dev’s parents! thats an important side too) will make it easier for people to think about islam outside of the oppressed woman/terrorist man stereotype.I know how it feels when part of you doesn’t want to turn your back on the people you love by rejecting something
Like the men, we have jobs and work to tend to, schools and classes we can&apost miss and homes to take care of. We have houses full of fathers, mothers, children and siblings cook for and dine with and loved family pets to walk and pay attention to. All of that is done happily, greatly and wholeheartedly.Also, the expectation that women must make some sort of feast or siesta every day for iftar is downright absurd.
Women are not baby-popping, master-chef cooking human beings with super powers. We really, truly don&apost have to do anything we don&apost want to do. When do, it doesn&apost, and shouldn&apost, mean that it&aposs our only purpose in life.
Like the men, we have jobs and work to tend to, schools and we can&apost miss and homes to take care of. We have houses full of fathers, mothers, children and siblings to cook for and dine with and loved family pets to walk and pay attention to. All of that is done happily, greatly and wholeheartedly.This, coming from a majority who don&apost apply the five Islamic pillars, is the definition of hypocrisy.
Finally!! It happened!! A Muslim storyline that wasn’t evil! One that I could relate to! One that was so refreshingly honest.Beautifully written piece, thank you for sharing!