Hijab

Privacy and Perception Issue

For Women Who Wear Hijab, Finstas Can Be a Space to Let Loose Online

By the time private accounts with curated followers became mainstream, they were old news to me. I knew many women who wore hijabs who would set their Instagram profiles to private, write “WOMEN ONLY” in their bios, and post pictures with their hair down.
Najma Sharif
6.20.18
Broadly

Growing Up As a Girl in Iran, Fashion Was Always a Form of Protest

As more and more Iranian women pull off their headscarves in protest of the compulsory hijab law, one writer recalls how, for her and other Iranian women, clothing and rebellion have long been intertwined.
Ari Honarvar
2.6.18
Religion

The Nike Hijab is Either a Milestone or a Setback for Muslim Women

The Nike Pro Hijab landed at Macy's earlier this month. Depending upon who’s doing the viewing, it is a symbol of empowerment, or of oppression. Or both.
John Florio
Ouisie Shapiro
12.13.17
Voices

The Hijab-Wearing Superhero That's Using Her Superpowers to Fight Misogyny

With her comic strip "Qahera," illustrator Deena Mohamed wrestles with whether art actually is successful at breaking down stereotypes or not.
Alice Rowsome
7.27.17
Travel

Traveling as a Person of Color Is Stressful

Trips are supposed to be relaxing, but I can’t help but be on edge.
Sarah Hagi
7.25.17
emoji

Apple's New Emojis Will Blow Your Lid

A slew of icons, released in celebration of World Emoji Day, reveal new hijab, breastfeeding, and elf icons.
Beckett Mufson
7.18.17
Islamophobia

Two Hijabi Girls on How the Headscarf Ban Is Disrupting Their Lives

Since 2004, Muslim girls in France have been prohibited from wearing their headscarves to school. We spoke to two hijabi French girls about how this affects their lives both inside and outside the classroom.
Leila Ettachfini
6.29.17
FIGHTLAND

USA Boxing Lifts Ban on Religious Headgear, Teen Boxer Will Fight in Hijab

Amaiya Zafar finally gets her wish after three years of heartbreak.
Josh Rosenblatt
4.25.17
Broadly

Muslim Women Share Their Thoughts on Europe's New Headscarf Ban

A top European court just ruled that employers can legally ban employees from wearing headscarves to work. Six Muslim women tell us how they feel about the controversial ruling.
Salma Haidrani
3.16.17
Art

This Statue of Liberty Drawing Became a Symbol of the "No Ban, No Wall" Movement | Monday Insta Illustrator

Jamie Hu's illustration has been shared by thousands to protest Trump's Muslim ban.
Beckett Mufson
1.30.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Man Accused of Kicking J.F.K. Worker Wearing a Hijab Charged with Hate Crimes

"Trump is here now. He will get rid of all of you."
Lauren Messman
1.27.17
News

What It's Like Being Canada's First Hijab-Wearing News Anchor

Ginella Massa is challenging stereotypes and facing her trolls head on.
Sarah Hagi
12.2.16
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