Sports Illustrated Faces Backlash for Featuring Burkini-Wearing Model

The four schools of thought in Sunni Islam insist that every single part of a woman’s body, except the hands and face, must be covered when in prayer or in the presence of men. As such, full-body covering is widely viewed as a very oppressive practice.  Why, then, is a magazine that both objectifies women for their bodies and champions flaunting the female body so proud of featuring a burkini-wearing woman on the front of its magazine?  Tweeted one observer: “Which religious modesty culture will you promote next? Evangelical Christian? Catholic? Mormon? Amish? Orthodox Jewish?  Read more: https://www.faithwire.com/2019/04/30/sports-illustrated-faces-backlash-for-featuring-burkini-wearing-model/