Near me in Kensington Brooklyn, NY is a large community of Pakistani Muslims, and you regularly see young men holding hands in the street, gazing into each others eyes and talking in whispers — I kid you not! When I lived in Astoria Queens, NY there was an Egyptian area, and the same thing, you would see young men in hookah bars, sitting on couches, arms around each other, chit chatting the night away, and again supposedly they were heterosexuals. Ditto for all the poetic winebibbing. For the youth, a homosexual affair might be a passing fling, something one outgrew. For the older man, it would be a convenience, given the difficulty of conducting an affair with a woman in purdah.
Share this article Share The move by year-old university student, Aliaa Magda Elmahdy, sparked outrage in the Middle East and she was bombarded by thousands of insults, with some denouncing her as a 'prostitute'. Each of the women is accompanied in the film by a defiant slogan expressing their support for more women's rights Perennial backing: The video hopes to boost sales of the Nude Photo Revolutionaries Calendar left and right which was launched today in homage to an Egyptian activist who was vilified in the Middle East for publishing a naked photo of herself But Maryam Namazie, who produced the calendar, said nudity was an important weapon in the fight against oppression. In the face of this assault, nudity breaks taboos and is an important form of resistance. The Iranian women are showing their support for Aliaa Magda Elmahdy left , who sparked outrage in the Midle East after posting this nude picture of herself on her blog, and Golshifteh Farahani right , an actress who has been banished from Iran because she posed for this picture in a French news magazine The film and the calendar also show support for Golshifteh Farahani, an actress who has been banished from her home country of Iran because she posed nude in a French news magazine. The year-old, who has starred alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe, says she was contacted by the Iranian government, which told her not to return home.