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France's burkini ban wasn't about Islam, but about men policing women's bodies, yet again

Centuries of patriarchal history were captured in this week’s pictures of policemen on the beach in Nice, France, forcing a woman to take off her shirt and headscarf to comply with the so-called “burkini ban.” 306 more words

Reflection on Reflection #2

With your sheets like metal and your belt like lace,
And your deck of cards missing the jack and the ace,
And your basement clothes and your hollow face,

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Gender

who says women should be modest?

The French government is copping lots of flack for its ban on face covering in public, and rightly so, for outright bans are rarely effective, and this one is seen, rightly or wrongly – and probably rightly – as discriminating against Moslem women and the burqas that some of them wear. 515 more words

Religion

A clear definition of the term woman? An inquest into politics and gender.

Deservedly, sensitive subjects especially racism and/or gender require substantial in-depth research and eloquent delivery of such topic to create a palpable sense of curiosity in any reader  apologies if I come across as writing jargon so far, stick with me here! 681 more words

Entertainment

Charlize Theron Catches Hell For Letting Adopted Son Dress Like A Girl [PHOTOS]

Twitter gave Charlize Theron the business after photos of her and her adopted four-year-old son hit social media Friday.

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"Not just 'a white girl's thing': The changing face of food and body image problems"

Probably the most significant factor, however, in the failure to conceptualize eating problems in an inclusive way has been ignorance of (or in some cases, resistance to acknowledging) the awesome power of cultural imagery. 1,065 more words

Books

Charlize Theron Catches Hell For Letting Adopted Son Dress Like A Girl

Twitter gave Charlize Theron the business after photos of her and her adopted four-year-old son hit social media Friday.

The issue? Her son Jackson was dressed as Elsa from… 209 more words

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