Homophobia,  Islamism

Barbers and Barbarians

The Islamic Republic of Iran has ruled on the various forms of male tonsure acceptable to the Godly state:

“The proposed styles are inspired by Iranians’ complexion, culture and religion, and Islamic law,” said Jaleh Khodayar, who is in charge of a Modesty and Veil Festival later this month.

So far, so funny. But what happens if you don’t want to conform to the state-sanctioned rules? If you want to dye your hair for example?

Read the story here if you have an extremely strong stomach. It’s a lot less amusing than conservative mullahs thinking they have the right to tell┬ápeople how they should wear their hair.