gola is a fearless iranian artist making life-changing music for rule-breakers
Her powerful new video urges women to demand the respect they deserve.
meet the designer creating fashion-forward, experimental hijabs
Kallol Datta is reimagining the religious veil.
“as a kid I never felt beautiful” – model halima aden on how self-confidence changed her
From learning to braid hair at a refugee camp in Kenya to becoming the first woman to compete for Miss Minnesota USA in a hijab and burkini, Halima Aden knows a thing or two about beauty.
hijabi model halima aden on her hopes for fashion and the future
'I say I'm different, but really, aren't we all different?'
halima aden: the hijabi model of the moment brings much-needed diversity to milan
Alberta Ferretti cast Yeezy star Halima Aden in her fall/winter 17 show to break down 'cultural and mental barriers'. Read what the designer and model have to say about it.
high fashion hijabs are getting a massive museum exhibition
San Francisco's de Young Museum is following up its Gaultier and YSL retrospectives with a very timely exploration of Islamic dress.
why activist blair imani will no longer wear hijab post-trump
On November 9, activist Blair Imani decided that wearing her faith’s traditional head covering no longer enabled her to feel safe. Here, she describes navigating the intersection of self-expression and self-protection, and the need for change.
iranian men are taking selfies in hijabs to show solidarity with women
At a time when the Iranian government is arresting women for posting unveiled photos on Instagram, the men's selfies are making a very important statement.
why iranian women are cutting their hair and dressing as men
'For women, their hair is their identity and making it short to just avoid the morality police is really heartbreaking, but in a way, it is brave.'
watch the empowering video highlighting 100 years of hijab fashion
Amani Alkhat of the Muslim Girl website explains why her latest video about hijab fashion is absolutely vital to the international conversation.
how the hijab went from religious garment to identity marker
For many young Muslim women hijabs aren’t just about faith, they’re about individuality and style.
from anti rape cloaks to page 3 models sarah maple’s art will shock you
Ahead of her forthcoming exhibition, I Disagree With What You Say, we catch up with the artist to talk sex, race, and what it means to be a woman.