Muslim Girl Back on Basketball Court After Being Benched for Wearing Headscarf

A 12-year-old Muslim girl, benched and forced to miss the first half of her playoff basketball game because of the religious headscarf she wears, is back on the court in full hijab.
A CBS Baltimore TV station reports a referee pulled Maheen Haq,...
A referee benched a seventh grader from a basketball game because of her hijab.

Women-Only Swim Hour for Muslims Makes Waves on Campus

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Maybe Dara Torres could pull it off, but just try plunging into a pool and sprinting 100 to 200 meters in full-on hijab.
In an attempt to be inclusive to all religious traditions on campus, last week ...
In an attempt to be inclusive to all religious traditions on campus, last week George Washington University started "Sisters' Splash," a female-only swim hour.

Disney Grants Muslim Worker Right to Wear Headscarf (Under Wraps)

"When you wish upon a star ... " seems to have worked its magic for a Muslim college student employed by Disneyland who has been granted her wish to wear her hijab to work -- if she promises to wear a beret over the headdress. After the Council ...Holy hijab! Disneyland agrees to allow intern to wear her headscarf -- if she covers it with a beret.


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