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What’s behind the Burqa?

  Waiting at a gas station in Bahrain, wearing little but my ripped jeans and raggedly camisole top, I saw a man and his burqa-clad wife. I felt sorry for her and angry with him. He’d managed to cage her in prison bars as light as cotton. And, poor woman! She had to hide herself each day, consensually, when all she may have wanted was to …

#GuestPost: The long and short of it

jesus jeans hot pants

I love my teeny tiny bought from Mango shorts. When I wear them, my male friends ask me whom I’m trying to entice? And my husband thinks they are skanky. But I don’t get it: how can denim be promiscuous? As someone I know to be very sensible (shout out to my friend Dolly) once said: “They are shorts, and shorts are meant to be …