Saudi Airlines Passenger Stops Flight By Being A Huge Sexist

Saudi Arabia is a special place. It has many venerated traditions, one of which unfortunately, is that every woman must have a male guardian, or mahram. The mahram is usually a woman's husband or father, and their permission is required for most things, including travel. Yes, believe it or not, this is a real thing. In … » 3/13/13 10:34am 3/13/13 10:34am

Muslim Scholars Debate Whether Saudi Women Can Drive

A women's rights organization in Saudi Arabia has placed, of all things, driving at the center of their reformist agenda. Yeah, that's right, driving. Obviously, we applaud this decision. Who needs to shed the burka when you take the wheel whenever you want! Understandably, a convoluted discussion of Islamic law has… » 3/14/08 4:15pm 3/14/08 4:15pm