Zainab bint Younus

Zainab Bint Younus

Zainab bint Younus (aka The Salafi Feminist) is a goth, (steam)punk, wannabe biker niqaabi feminist who may or may not be Salafi according to your definition thereof. She is a closet romantic and overly melodramatic, with a terrible fear of mediocrity. She can be found posting regularly on her Facebook page (The Salafi Feminist) and her blog (

I decided to find another wife for my husband

“If I had another wife, she’d have the house clean and a fancy dinner ready every time I came home,” he said, only half-joking and not for the first time. “Maybe I should just marry another woman. A proper Arab wife.” I looked up at him. “Maybe you should.” That night, I sent a message to several women I knew, asking them to find a second wife for my husband. And then I lay in bed and imagined what this woman would be like, the woman who would make my husband happy, who would be everything I was not, who would be ...

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