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Burka backflip: Muslims will have to lift veil for checks

Central QLD paper The Morning Bulletin reports:


“MUSLIM women who cover their faces will be forced to ‘temporarily remove any coverings’ so they can be properly identified by security staff in Parliament. 171 more words


Opinion Pointless

I’m sorry for doing this to most of you, but there are a few people out there that I think need to hear this.

Every day I scroll through social media sites and see comments that are so hateful without reason. 153 more words


Hoodies, Hats, and Headscarves

Americans are suspicious of people who cover their heads.  Unless that person happens to be Tiger Woods and the covering is one of his famous baseball caps, or maybe a 90-year-old lady dolled up for a meeting of the Red Hats.   818 more words


Ban the Burqa!

Looking at the “debate” happening in Australia around head coverings worn by Muslim woman I am filled with disgust by the rampant bigotry but I’m also confounded. 538 more words


"Embracing America"

Early each morning
I walk with my friend
from next door.
She is stunning.
Long black hair
parted in the middle
covers her shoulders
like an ermine stole… 338 more words

Short Fiction