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April 30, 2012
photographyprison:

@bagnewsnotes/Karrin Anderson on anomalous “sexy” images used in important article on women in the Middle East.
“Mona Eltahawy’s Foreign Policy article, “Why Do They Hate Us?” quickly went viral last week, illustrating the public’s appetite for serious coverage of global gender issues. Ironically, the visuals that graced the magazine’s cover and accompanied the essay suggest that FP’s editors thought they needed to appeal to a different appetite in order to sell their magazine.”
via Foreign Policy’s Painted Lady: Sex Issue Cover Model Too Sexy For “Her Burqa”

photographyprison:

@bagnewsnotes/Karrin Anderson on anomalous “sexy” images used in important article on women in the Middle East.

“Mona Eltahawy’s Foreign Policy article, “Why Do They Hate Us?” quickly went viral last week, illustrating the public’s appetite for serious coverage of global gender issues. Ironically, the visuals that graced the magazine’s cover and accompanied the essay suggest that FP’s editors thought they needed to appeal to a different appetite in order to sell their magazine.”

via Foreign Policy’s Painted Lady: Sex Issue Cover Model Too Sexy For “Her Burqa”

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