Featuring a beloved sister: on self-acceptance on International Women's Day
"I’ve read hundreds of articles on how to hijabify your sundress by wearing a shirt underneath or jean jacket on top
I’ve learnt a dozen ways to tie my hijab , cover my neck but show my pretty earrings
I’ve scored the internet for ideas on how to wear anything hijabifiyed I’ve learnt how to shop
I’ve learnt to try to stick to clothes that are already long sleeved and won’t need too much layering, I’ve learnt to wear pretty colors and nice accessories I’ve learnt to wear my clothes with pride and feel pretty on the inside not just the outside after all ……I’ve been practicing for 12 years.
The one thing I struggled with the most was not the year of the leggings or the year camisoles and miniskirts were in , I didn’t struggle with deciding between wearing skin tight tops or skipping
The thing I struggled with the most for all these years (and still do) is loving myself veiled"
Change is afoot in the Sultanate of Oman.
"Oh My God. Oh My God. Oh My God.
HUGE changes in the government less than an hour ago. His Majesty the Sultan has just issued a gazillion royal decrees appointing and re-appointing and firing ministers. All in all, according to Muscat Mutterings, 12 ministers have been removed."
Celebrate Sanity with a Gaddafi Facebook Profile Picture
Years ago, KABOBfest lampooned Muammar Gaddafi as a hip-hop gangster in the now-classic photoshopped image..
At the time, we were being facetious. Of course, we all knew he was crazy – we just didn’t know how crazy.
However, his recent actions have put the question of his sanity to rest. He’s a fully fledged, certified, stamped and approved nut case. (Attempting to quell protests for democratic reform with F-16 fighter jets will do that to a dude’s reputation)
BCfm Radio in UK Discusses Citizen Media’s Role in the Middle East Uprisings
Iqbal Tamimi brings us debates from the UK on the user-generated journalism that has proliferated in the Mid-East uprisings.
"Clearly the latest events of the uprisings in the Middle East and the fact that the governments in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya censored all non state media and disrupted the Internet and deliberately disabled the mobile phoning systems during such important events means that these systems had shameful things they wanted to hide from the international community."