While we are busy exchanging recipies and experiences with quilting, crochet and cooking many Iranian women are facing other sorrows. Last Friday they had to accept the religios declaration by Tehran's acting Friday prayer leader Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi saying: "Many women who do not dress modestly ... lead young men astray, corrupt their chastity and spread adultery in society, which (consequently) increases earthquakes,". Jennifer McCreight write in her facebookgroup Boobquake:
"I have a modest proposal. Sedighi claims that not dressing modestly causes earthquakes. If so, we should be able to test this claim scientifically. You all remember the homeopathy overdose? Time for a Boobquake. On Monday, April 26th, I will wear the most cleavage-showing shirt I own..."