Don’t give me that look.
My success is your
My losses are your
We may not be
the same person,
but we bleed the same blood.
Don’t roll your eyes at me.
Don’t tell me I don’t understand.
Don’t you see?
I am as red
and as tired as you are.
I have been sighing for just as long,
hoping somebody’s ears would
I heard you.
And your fight is my fight.
The 14th-century Arab traveler, Ibn Battuta, described women’s position in the Golden Horde as a unique phenomenon.
"I have seen in this country the wonder of their exalting the women, for they have a higher position than men."
Turkish women of all social strata were not restricted to the indoors and “did not wear veils”.
Women in lower levels of society held the occupation of brokers in the market and exhibited their wealth through their extravagant dress, carriages and entourage of servants and maids, while their husbands wore sheepskin hats and coats and looked as if they were their servants.
Women of the upper class were treated courteously by their husbands and participated in public festivals and ceremonies.
The queens, the Khan’s four wives, took an active part in court councils and ceremonies, and accompanied him on his journeys.
During the ceremonies there was no separation between and men and women as was the custom in Middle East Islamic countries.
No, it’s not all men, but it’s way too fucking many.