Lady Gaga wearing some pink nightmare of a Burqa

Lady Gaga’s Burqa: appropriation ≠ liberation

Gaga’s appropriation of Burqa is not women’s emancipation. Appropriation is not liberation. No, this is nothing short of taking the projected image of an “other” (Burqa-wearing women), pretending to free them from prison of otherness and plunging them into an abyss of anonymous hypersexualization.