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Pinkwashing a Despot

Lorri L. Jean | Posted 07.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Lorri L. Jean

When asked earlier this week by CBS network news if he condemned the sultan's appalling policies, Cowdray said that he had "no opinion whatsoever," while maintaining in the same breath support for the hotel's employees. Excuse me?

Dear America: Letter From a Muslim-American

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

America, you are part of us and we are a part of you. The actions of a violent minority have for too long trumped the selfless and righteous actions of the moderate majority who do good in the name of Islam.

She's Baaack! Imelda Marcos Gets $310M Jewels Returned

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Virginia M. Moncrieff

Remember Imelda Marcos? The woman who was the epitome of despotic greed, proudly showing off her walk-in wardrobe of 3000 pairs of shoes?