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American outlets have fallen over themselves to praise the reality TV star for effectively wearing a burka on the red carpet, even as Afghan women protest against their oppression at the hands of the TalibanRead more (The Independent)
If you spent all your time online right now, you’d be forgiven for thinking fashion had arrived somewhere deeply strange. Every third girl on TikTok wears a ‘sub choker’ to make videos about doing laundry, while social media ads for an absurdly high-cut bodysuit recently caused a mixture of sniggering and nausea among the middle-aged women of my acquaintance. Now, courtesy of yet more unsightly social media adverts, we can learn that the forward-thinking individualist should choose to empower themselves with slave shackles and accessories reminiscent of equestrian bridles.Read more (The Post)
Writing a book is no easy feat. But for journalists, whose entire career is based around writing, publishing your own book is often the dream. But, how do you get from a fledging idea to a publication day announcement on Twitter? How do you find an agent? Or write a book proposal that makes sense? We spoke to three journalists turned authors to get the low down.Read more (Journo Resources)
‘Sharia’ is one of those words that’s triggering for Muslims and non-Muslims alike. But it’s important to consider what this set of laws actually entails.Read more (The Independent)