Amal Ghandour tells Newsweek Bkinis and Burqas More Common Than You Think

Well Said: Bikinis and Burqas More Common Than You Think

"One decides to veil, the other decides to flaunt. But both have internalized the idea of being sex objects as central to their identity."


—Stanford educated Shiite Amal Ghandour tells Newsweek that Muslim women like the new Miss USA don't differ that much from those who decide to wear the veil. She reasons that many women who wear the full-covering veil see themselves as prizes for the men they hope to attract. I never really thought of it that way.

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