Look at this!!!!!!!

Girls who pass these basic eligibility requirements are examined for the battis lakshanas, or thirty-two perfections of a goddess. Some of these are poetically listed as such:

A neck like a conch shell

A body like a banyan tree

Eyelashes like a cow

Thighs like a deer

Chest like a lion

Voice soft and clear as a duck's

In addition to this, her hair and eyes should be very black, she should have dainty hands and feet, small and well-recessed sexual organs and a set of twenty teeth.

The girl is also observed for signs of serenity and fearlessness and her horoscope is examined.

Look at it!

If you can support that bullshit, you are truly a vile human being!

Again, I’m so glad I saw this article, because I’m now a fierce, implacable, dedicated opponent of this disgusting, superstitious tradition.

By the way, it isn’t anywhere close to 2,000 years old, but even so, that’s got nothing to to with anything.

Subjugation of women is a tradition far older than that. Just because a tradition is old doesn’t make it acceptable.

You’re defending a practice that involves judging a girl by the size and position of her teeth and sex organs!

You are a nauseating, disgusting human being, and you need to be deeply, deeply ashamed of yourself.

You and everyone who supports this horrifying tradition need to work very hard to become better, more moral people.

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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