N.J. fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad embraces a bigger Olympic platform as a Muslim woman. She is the first American in the Olympics wearing a hijab.
Amal Clooney is absolutely shocked that Donald Trump has made it this far in his campaign for president by hurling insults, demeaning women and ostracizing Mexicans and Muslims. She tells the BBC that even if he gets the nomination she’s certain Hillary Clinton will beat him.
‘Inner Strength’ is a documentary series that captures the inspiration and motivation that drive Nike athletes. Dubai girl creates history, features in Nike ‘inner strength’ series.
Hundreds of young Muslim girls have flocked to swimming lessons in Copenhagen after a capital city swimming club introduced segregated swimming sessions. The move was heavily criticized among politicians and commentators.
A brave gender equality campaigner broke down as they came out to Barack Obama as a non-binary person live on television during a question and answer session. Maria Munir, a Pakistani-Muslim, raised their hand to urge the US President – as well as David Cameron – to take gender neutral people seriously and ask what more could be done.
Between 1936 and 1979, when hijab was not in force, family albums capture Iranian women’s embrace of western fashion, as seen in movies, magazines and embodied by a succession of fashionable queens. The Guardian has some pictures.
One among many; there is a new victim of Islamophobia in France. A veiled woman who suffers from hypotension visited her doctor’s office to only find a physician who refused to treat her.