Recently, I watched The Handmaid's Tale, an adaptation of a book with the same title by Margaret Atwood made by Hulu Originals. It's about Offred, a Handmaid who's job is to bore children for one of the leader of the community of Gilead, Commander Fred Waterford. Mrs. Waterford is sterile, as most of the women in this story which is set in present time. Offred is one of many Handmaids. She was caught while trying to run away from Gilead with her husband and daughter. She is stuck in the house of Commander Waterford and forced to perform sex with him so she'd get pregnant. Women in this story doesn't have lots of rights, and some women hurt other women to keep them in line to do men's biddings.
It's messed up.
I don't what religion is behind the creation of Gilead, and I want to know. It's not Islam for sure. For those who thinks otherwise, Islam is a religion that gives women rights. Women can have jobs, have possessions, and learn. Women are docum…
Today is the second wedding of my cousin. She got married to a guy she knew back in high school and they had like a meet-cute on Facebook. It was a quaint and intimate affair, not a lot of people were invited. Most of us are family or close friends. Glad to know this guy is up to be an instant-daddy to her three kids. She's luckier than most, I'd say.
To my cousin, we love you. This heavy burden has been lifted off your chest I suppose and we all wish you, your husband, and your kids the happiest and most fulfilling of days. Love is definitely worth fighting for.