Image via WikipediaMuslim woman is suing Disneyland for discrimination for telling her she could not serve customers if she chose to wear a headscarf.
Disney told Boudlal that if she wanted to work as a hostess she had to remove her hijab because it did not comply with the 'Disney Look,'" Shelton said in a statement.
"Disney further advised Boudlal that if she refused to remove her hijab, she could either work a back-of-the-house position where any customers would not see her, or else go home."
"Their offer to put me in the back is humiliating," she said in a statement. "They're saying because I'm Arab, because I'm Moroccan, because I'm Muslim, they don't want to see me in the front." -- BreitbartNo, they are not. Presumably anyone who chose to dress in "ethnic" garb that doesn't match the look the employer is aiming for would be treated in a similar manner.
Disneyland is a "performance". When an employee who interacts with the public goes on duty, it's "showtime". Could a Muslim actor seek the part of e.g., the Queen of England and then demand to wear Muslim dress?
I'm in favour of reasonable accommodation and think conservative Muslim women in e.g., Asia look dignified and feminine. But I do not like to see employers (and cultures) pushed by grievance-mongers and rights-pushers.
And it doesn't help when Islam itself is unbending and unaccommodating.
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