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    9 Badass Feminists Of Faith You Should Know

    They have been assaulted, arrested, excommunicated, and condemned for defying male religious authority. They even - gasp - use the words "hymen" and "vagina." Here are nine badass Jewish, Christian, and Muslim feminists who shatter stereotypes and are scaring the sh!# out of the patriarchy.

    1. Mona Eltahawy

    2. Kate Kelly

    3. Anat Hoffman

    4. Amina Wadud

    5. Rabbi Jill Jacobs

    6. Xochitl Alvizo

    7. Melody Moezzi

    8. Anthea Butler

    9. Mayim Bialik

    Gina Messina-Dysert, Jennifer Zobair, and Amy Levin are the badass editors of Faithfully Feminist: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Feminists on Why We Stay.