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Alice Hines

'Modest' Swimwear Seduces The Plump And The Pious (PHOTOS, SFW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 06.22.2012 | Small Business

Crystal Huyben, 27, a born-again Christian from Ontario, likes to cover everything from her knees to her collarbone when she gets in the water. "M...

Which Attack On Muslim Wear Is The Most Outlandish? (IMAGES, VOTE)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

French President Nicolas Sarkozy declared earlier this year that the Islamic burqa was a symbol of subservience. In other incidents, two women were ba...

Modest Swimwear: The 'Burqini' And Beyond (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The 'burqini'--modest cover-all swimwear for Muslim women--has taken a lot of heat this summer. A mayor in northern Italy banned them from beaches and...

What's Really Underneath the 'Burqini' Controversy?

Freedom House | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Freedom House

Verbally attacking women and banning them from public places is not the right path for France to choose. These actions only serve to further isolate Muslim women from society.

Italy Burqini Ban: Controversial Swimwear Barred From Northern Town

The Huffington Post | Susan Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A town in northern Italy has banned women from wearing the "burqini" favored by conservative Muslim women, Al Arabiya reports. The anti-immigration ...

Paris Pool Denies Muslim Woman For Wearing Burqini

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Paris swimming pool has refused to allow a young Muslim woman to swim after she tried to enter while wearing a burqini, a full body covering that re...