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Telling Muslim Women What Not To Wear

Kari Ansari | Posted 06.12.2011 | Religion
Kari Ansari

France has now officially outlawed the Islamic niqab or burqa in public. Where's the liberté in that?

Does My Religion Make Me Look Fat? The Connection Between Piety and Body Image

Paul O'Donnell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Paul O'Donnell

Religiosity and positive body image have been correlated in earlier studies. What made the Yarmouk University study remarkable is that, like most women in Jordan, those who participated in this study cover their hair and much of their skin whenever they leave the house.

Sex and the City 2: Inside the Campy Film Is an Important Message

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nancy Graham Holm

Muslim fundamentalists probably don't have 'camp' in their aesthetic vocabulary, and what seems like a celebration of bad taste to us -- this movie, for example -- to them is just more evidence of Western moral decadence.

Sudan: Women Sentenced To 20 Lashes For Wearing Pants

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Sudan sentenced two women to 20 lashes and $110 each for wearing pants, Reuters reports. According to Sudanese law, the women committed an act of inde...

Egypt's Mufti says women can wear trousers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's top Islamic authority defended women's rights to wear trousers in public following a high profile court case in neighboring Suda...