16. And, of course, there has also been some backlash.
19. Sana Saeed of The Islamic Monthly argues in her most recent column that the page should make viewers uncomfortable:
Hijab4Men is hilarious but it should, at the end of the day, make you uncomfortable. If you think it’s making fun of Islamic jurisprudence or the Sunnah – you’re right. But you’re only right insofar as you understand that those reminders directed at the “sisters”, from which Hijab4Men borrows near verbatim, are no less offensive. Hijab4Men isn’t what’s offensive. It’s that language that treats us women like infants, the language that reduces our faith, practice, identity and existence to what is ultimately part and parcel of our faith – it is not our faith.
- President Trump has signed an executive order asking for a review all national monument designations since 1996, calling them into question.
- Venezuelans are trying to crowdfund money to leave the country amid food shortages and political unrest.