hijab

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Muslim-American Ibtihaj Muhammed is set to become the first U.S. Olympian to wear a hijab while competing this summer in Rio, Brazil. And as she was stepping up to get her picture taken for her ID at SXSW, she was asked to take off her hijab. Muhammed is at the festival as a speaker for… READ MORE »


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Megyn Kelly used her Fox News dog and pony show today to discuss Donald Trump’s statement about closing down mosques in response to the attack in Paris. “We’re opening up a very dangerous door if we get the government getting to go into a religious institution and decide what amounts to hate speech,” she said to… READ MORE »


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In case people aren’t yet convinced that Abercrombie & Fitch is the Douchiest Company Ever, they’ve set out to prove it once again. In 2010, they fired Hani Khan, a Muslim employee who insisted on wearing a hijab at work. The store claimed that the head scarf would hinder sales because it strayed from their… READ MORE »


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Friday, February 1 wasn’t just two days before the Super Bowl — it was also World Hijab Day, when non-Muslim women and Muslim women who don’t ordinarily cover themselves are encouraged to wear a head-covering hijab veil.

With slogans like “Before you judge, cover up … for a day” and “better awareness, greater… READ MORE »


Celebs

No, girl, no. Just no. “Girls” creator Lena Dunham tweeted a TwitPic of herself this week, her head wrapped in what looks like a blanket as if it as an Islamic veil, with the caption “I had a real goth/fundamentalist attitude when I woke up from my nap.”

I leave it to the… READ MORE »


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FIFA, the organization that governs professional soccer, has reversed its ban on Muslim athletes wearing the hijab after FIFA’s medical committee approved two types of headscarves which won’t pose any danger on the field. [ESPN]
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A Muslim girl on Staten Island in New York was shoved, punched, kicked and had her hijab (headscarf) nearly pulled off by a 12-year-old classmate, , reportedly because of her religion. The young boy had allegedly been harassing her for months and has been charged with a hate crime, which is a felony. People,… READ MORE »


Style

It’s hard for us to look at a mannequin’s uncovered, plastic head and keep our pants on. They’re just that hot. The synthetic and/or sculpted hair, the fake, vacant eyes, and the total lack of resemblance to a real live woman just gets the blood flowing in our nether regions. Aww, yeah.

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