The film has been banned in Iran, despite receiving accolades at the Toronto Film Festival and winning the 2008 Audience Choice Award.
Many of the women wearing the burqa in France originate from Africa, and this, to some degree, legitimizes the white man’s burden in the eyes of men like Sarkozy.
“If I wanted to join the military and climb the ladder to a high rank, or to run for public office, I’d pretty much be screwed.”
Though Ramsay considers himself to be a champion because of his promotion of female chefs, his often misogynist commentary erases the benefit of his actions.
We argue for the Pill by noting its possible benefits, not by arguing that we have a right to have sex as fundamental as that of any man watching Viagra or Cialis ads.
Please note that the full version of this particular column is hosted at ArabComment. The regular column will return later this month. When I first met Rana Husseini, I was struck by how forthright and open she was – a firm handshake, a piercing, inquisitive stare and the no-nonsense way in which she chose her …
The hijab as a garment of political protest is not a concept readily embraced by the West, because it is counter to our construction of Muslim women as eternal victims.
Dr. Tiller primarily performed two types of abortion. Both were listed on his website, which was taken offline since his death.
As Mayim roamed from fitting room to fitting room, her biggest concern was that she was not going to “feel like herself.”
Boyle’s image has been shaped by both her gender and working-class background. Much has been made of her frumpy appearance and sheltered life in a small Scottish town.