July 30, 2014

SOCIAL MEDIA PUSHBACK: Women In Turkey Post Laughing Selfies. “Women should not laugh in public. So said Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc in a speech on Monday about ‘moral corruption’ in Turkey. ‘Chastity is so important,’ he said. ‘She will not laugh in public.’ His comments have prompted a big backlash from women on social media in Turkey, with thousands posting photos of themselves laughing and smiling on Twitter and Instagram.”