Posts tagged "muslims"

Muslims Use #MuslimsAreNotTerrorist Twitter Hashtag To Counter Prejudice In Wake Of Paris Attacks

After last night’s terrorist attacks in Paris, social media has reacted with its usual influx of positive support and activism, but also predictably, the fire-storms of boundless bigotry.
There are…

Katrin Higher | November 14, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Concerned Mom Mad Son’s History Book Doesn’t Show Bright Side Of Crusades

She may have gotten her Monty Python movies mixed up?

Robyn Pennacchia | October 6, 2015 - 6:14 pm

Trump Supporter Calls For “Getting Rid” Of Muslims, The Donald Just Nods His Head

Color me utterly unsurprised that a supporter of Donald Trump — who made headlines as the chief celebrity birther — thinks President Obama is a Muslim, that Muslims are this…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 18, 2015 - 9:30 am

French Women Protest A Ban On Burqas

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…

Julie Gerstein | October 8, 2010 - 11:40 am

Muslim Conservatives In Malaysia Are Not So Crazy In Love With Beyonce

Beyonce has postponed an Oct. 25 performance in Malaysia after Muslim conservatives in that country accused her show of being “immoral.” The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, Malaysia’s largest opposition group, has…

Annika Harris | October 20, 2009 - 6:10 pm

Saudi Women Get Designer Abayas From John Galliano, Nina Ricci And More

Despite the fact that French President Nicolas Sarkozy proposed a ban on burqas in France last week, saying the body coverings imprison women, Paris held a fashion show showcasing specially…

Catherine Strawn | July 1, 2009 - 10:00 am

The Daily Squeeze: Love Leave, Women Working Out, And Gray Hair

Next week, the Finnish Parliament will discuss whether to grant working adults one week of “love leave” a year. This proposal is aimed at helping to reduce the number of…

Catherine Strawn | March 7, 2008 - 1:30 pm