Cassius Peck

Veiled Upset

In Iran, the most systematic repression continues to be borne by the female half of the population, whose sexuality has always been the Islamic Revolution’s driving obsession. The Islamic Republic of Iran’s founding firebrand, Ayatollah Khomeini, launched his political career in 1963 by leading a protest against women’s suffrage. Today, the figure-obscuring dress code known… Read more »