The above video is from a French feminist group called Niqabitch. They’re two women in their 20s who are protesting France’s ban on burqas and niqabs
by walking through the streets of Paris decked in niqabs, short-shorts and heels. The Niqabitches, one of whom is Muslim, believe that banning women from wearing traditional Muslim body coverings is unconstitutional
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I haven’t watched “Gossip Girl” in a long time, so tell me, is Little J a hooker now? [NYC, 10/7/10] Keep reading »
When I found out my friend Aileen once worked 8-hour days dressed as a Holiday Snoopy at the local outlet mall, I have to admit a part of me was a bit jealous. I’ve had some interesting jobs in my life — the night in D.C. when I was hired to keep drunk men away from Whoopi Goldberg comes to mind — but I’ve managed to avoid epically bad work uniforms. My professional past includes no propeller hats or suits shaped like a meatball sandwich. In fact, the strictest dress code I’ve had to adhere to was the green apron and black polo shirt required at Starbucks, accessorized with a hearty splatter of mocha all over my face and hair.
I know you guys can easily one-up me on this one, so let’s hear it: What was your worst work uniform? Keep reading »
Over at Asylum, token girl Emily explains why she’s a chubby chaser.
“We’ve seen enough ‘No Fat Chicks’ T-shirts and bumper stickers to know that men can be quite closed-minded when it comes to female body types. But are women any more forgiving of a few extra pounds? In a word: yes.”
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