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Marie Claire (South Africa) - - FRONT PAGE -

Un­do­ing Fe­male Gen­i­tal Mu­ti­la­tion A sur­gi­cal pro­ce­dure re­stores sex­ual sen­sa­tion

‘For me, FEM­I­NISM HAS AL­WAYS BEEN AN EN­ABLER rather than some­thing that has made me feel re­stricted. I’m also not shy to cor­rect any­one who as­sumes that they know what I’m about just be­cause I’M A FEM­I­NIST. But, I did have an ex­pe­ri­ence where a man sat down op­po­site me while I was wear­ing my “this is what a fem­i­nist looks like”T-shirt and said ‘You’re a fem­i­nist, hey?’ and I nod­ded. He re­sponded, ‘I SUP­POSE IT’S BET­TER THAN BE­ING A RACIST.’ So there are times where I think – Oh my gosh, where do I even start?’

@Jen_Thorpe

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