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Fantasizing About What's Under The Burka

Here's an intentionally provocative German lingerie commercial that imagines its products being slipped on under a burka. Neo-Orientalist sexualization of Muslim women for Western eyes? Or acknowledgment of an expression of sensuality behind closed doors and under public cover-ups? [BoingBoing]

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CassandraSays
CassandraSays

Holy shit that's a stupid commercial.

Even if it wasn't for the whole Sexy Exotic Other angle, who walks around naked in heels?

I'm getting really tired of advertisers ramming performative sexuality as the norm for women down my throat.