While many will continue to use this incident as an attempt to put two currently vulnerable communities, the LGBTQ community and the Muslim community, against each other, we will continue to show them time and time again that our love and sense of community is stronger than hateful intentions will ever be.
You CAN afford to travel – you just don’t want to – and it’s time to come face to face with the reality that the same money that is going to eating out every night, to expensive handbags, to makeup or clothes can be budgeted to an adventure that has the potential to make you a more well rounded, cultured individual.
*This article was originally featured in River City Fashion Uprising, a local Richmond Fashion Magazine* Written by Hannah Khan Photographed by Abigail Gorden and Chase Davis Within merely days of living in Richmond, appropriately dubbed the art capitol of Virginia, I took notice of Richmond’s eclectic sense of style and fashion. In the heart of … Continue reading VCU Spring Style Review
*This article was originally featured on my personal blog* After arriving in Europe, I was expecting more of a culture shock than I had received. Sure the roads looked smaller, and the people spoke French, but in my eyes, there was not too much more to figure out. A month later, I discovered that despite the … Continue reading The 21 Questions I Was Asked as an American in Europe
*This article was originally featured on the VCU University Student Commons and Activities blog* For anxious high school seniors across the country, a simple trip to the mailbox will be the start of the next chapter of their lives. While receiving an acceptance to Virginia Commonwealth University is the first step in becoming a Ram, … Continue reading Nine Reasons To Make VCU Your Home This Fall
But while praising the collection, it’s easy to forget that Muslim women have for years been told by Western media that modesty is not fashionable.
When a woman travels, particularly alone -- she is making a statement, one that says that she refuses to be associated with the stereotype of women as fragile and insecure. She is opening herself up to new experiences and opportunities -- she doesn’t travel to escape life, she travels so life doesn’t escape her.
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