McBLOG: “Haneen Zrieka – and the hypocrisy of the media”

You probably aren’t that familiar with the name Haneen Zrieka. Haneen Zrieka is Aussie Rules’s first female Muslim player. She announced that she would not play in an LGBT pride match because wearing the pride jumper did not align with her religious beliefs. How did the media handle this decision compared to their coverage of christian sportspeople such as tennis great Margaret Court and rugby star Israel Folau? The difference is revealing.

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