March 2, 2013
The Arab World's Sexual Revolution
Doug Saunders, Globe & Mail
There was something enthralling in the sight, on Thursday night, of young Egyptians, some clad in underwear, making rhythmic pelvic thrusts in front of the Cairo headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood. The Harlem Shake is an unlikely medium of revolution, but the dance craze this week became the latest front in the showdown between Islamic politics and the drive toward individualism and independence.
TAGGED: Arab Spring, Egypt, Middle East