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Professor Heinze ‘In defence of the burqa: A gay perspective’

17 July 2009

Professor Heinze discusses women wearing burqas and compares them to drag queens as “both groups balance precariously between conformity and dissent”. He is sympathetic to Muslim women wearing burqas as they accept democracy whereas other left wing autonomous groups who wear items such as balaclavas are “less feared than ethnic minority women who seek only acceptance within European culture”. Read the full article in the Washington Post

 

 

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