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How A Hijab-Friendly Brooklyn Salon Became A Space For Women's Empowerment

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 02.17.2017 | Women

Muslim cosmetologist Huda Quhshi used to lug her supplies around New York City, cutting and coloring women’s hair over sinks in crowded apartments. ...

These Women Are Fighting Pro Basketball's Ban On Hijabs

The Huffington Post | Susannah Gruder | Posted 08.17.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Not Every Woman Who Wears The Headscarf Is Oppressed

Sadaf Rehman | Posted 05.05.2016 | World
Sadaf Rehman

As tough as this may be for people to hear, as long as I do not harm anyone with my headscarf, then no one needs to harm me by asking me to take it off.

To the Interfaith Women Wearing Hijab in Solidarity With Muslim Women

Zainab Chaudry | Posted 12.22.2016 | Religion
Zainab Chaudry

Many Muslim women like myself recognize and appreciate that your intention is not to flaunt your privilege; nor is it to erase the experiences or trivialize the challenges that women like myself and I have encountered while wearing it.

Muslim-Jewish Group Organizes Rally For Equal Employment Opportunities

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.21.2015 | Religion

A Muslim-Jewish organization in Germany held an interfaith rally last week to promote equal employment opportunities for people who wear religious hea...

A Headscarf, Religious Belief, a Supreme Court Decision, and You

Dwayne Leslie | Posted 06.04.2016 | Religion
Dwayne Leslie

The Seventh-day Adventist Church -- with a more than century-long track record of defending religious freedom and the rights of religious minorities -- early on recognized the critical religious liberty implications central to this case.

Dave Jamieson

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Muslim Job Seeker | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled 8-1 on Monday that retailer Abercrombie & Fitch may have violated workplace discrimination law when it turned do...

Abercrombie & Fitch, The Supreme Court and You

Dwayne Leslie | Posted 04.27.2015 | Religion
Dwayne Leslie

The Seventh-day Adventist church and those diverse organizations who joined our amicus brief hope and pray that the Supreme Court strikes down the Tenth Circuit Court's unreasonable ruling that the burden is on a job applicant to ask for a religious exemption for rules he or she doesn't even know exist.

Supreme Court To Hear Case Of Headscarf That Cost Muslim Teen A Job

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 02.19.2015 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday (Feb. 25) will hear the case of a young Muslim woman who says the Abercrombie & Fitch clothing store i...

5 Ways To Cover Your Hair When It's Super Hot Outside

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.24.2014 | Style

Whether your Memorial Day weekend plans involve lounging by the pool, hanging out at the beach or barbecuing with your besties, you'll want to make su...

What Sexism Tastes Like in Istanbul

Janis Powers | Posted 03.15.2014 | Travel
Janis Powers

During the taxi ride back to my hotel, I realize that my lunch was not lamb or chicken or almond soup. I was served a big fat plate of sexual discrimination.

Physicist Faces Jail Time Over Headscarf Incident

natureheader | Davide Castelvecchi | Posted 08.05.2013 | Science

Posted on behalf of Michele Catanzaro. A Turkish astrophysicist faces two years of jail for forbidding access to a university building to a student we...

The Beauty of Palestine: Olives, Women, and Scarves

Rick Steves | Posted 07.17.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Frankly, Palestine is not a very pretty place. In hopes of scouting somewhere that looks good for our TV camera, I searched for natural zones. One pla...

Soccer, Sports And (Head) Scarves: Not Just About Freedom Of Religion

Marianne Mollmann | Posted 09.26.2012 | Religion
Marianne Mollmann

It is equally oppressive for the one government to require all women to cover their faces in public as it is for another to require that we don't.

Headscarves in Istanbul

Felice Shapiro | Posted 08.06.2012 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

Not all headscarves are what they appear to be. They are both more and less than you would expect.

Afghan Government Asks Female TV Pesonalities To Wear Headscarves, Less Make-up On TV

Reuters | Amie Ferris-Rotman | Posted 04.15.2012 | Weird News

By Amie Ferris-Rotman KABUL (Reuters) - An Afghan government request that female television presenters don headscarves and avoid heavy ...

Woman 'Shocked' Over Abercrombie & Fitch Headscarf Firing

South San Francisco, CA Patch | Drew Himmelstein | Posted 08.27.2011 | Religion

Hani Khan, 20, of Foster City said she had never faced discrimination before being fired from an Abercrombie & Fitch subsidiary at Hillsdale Mall....

Appeals Court Sides With Prison In Headscarf Case

Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) A federal appeals court has sided with a prison system whose policy forbids Muslim women em...

India: Muslim Student Leaves College Over Headscarf Row

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Muslim girl who was asked by her college near Mangalore, India, to stop wearing her headscarf to class due to classmates' complaints has left her st...

Headscarves and Hymens

Mona Eltahawy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mona Eltahawy

When President Barack Obama said he wanted to address women's rights during his speech to Muslims last week, I said a prayer to the God of the Torah, the Bible and the Quran: please don't let him fall into the trap of headscarves and hymens.

How To Live On $0 A Day: Keeping Up Appearances -- Revising Your Beauty Regimen

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

Poverty doesn't have to age you if you're creative. If you have scientific tendencies, you can always grow your own botulism toxin.

Post Turkey: Obama's Challenges and Opportunities in the Muslim World

John L. Esposito | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John L. Esposito

Obama's performance in Turkey was flawless; he met the expectations of his admirers and won approval from many skeptics.