Well I have to say I have experienced very little hijab discrimination alhamdurillah. Before yesterday the worst comment I got was on my surgical rotation when a patient said "wow you look more like a nun than a nurse!" As I entered the room. The surgeon replied "actually she is neither, she is my medical student"!
Yesterday we were at the complex pool and Zakariya (the baby) was sleeping so the hubby stayed with him while I went in the pool with Yunus (the 5 year old) to play. I was wearing the burkini as they call the muslim swim attire. Anyhow when I got out to switch with the hubby he tells me a lady had come by and asked him where we were from and then told him "why do you make your wife wear that? Why don't you let her wear what she wants?"
The poor husband didn't even know how to respond! He's the last person to be able to tell anyone what to do and it makes me mad that the woman didn't even approach me with her dumb comments!
on May. 29, 2012 at 1:59 PM