Sikh model in GQ welcomed with surprise.

The  Gentlemen’s Quarterly has featured Manik Singh, another keshadhari Sikh, in its magazine , after the Waris Ahluwalia’s GAP advertisement.The Gentlemen Quarterly is a fashion magazine that is having no connection with Sikhi.Even than they have decided to feature a Sikh Model that has been welcomed with surprise.

Sikh model

Since the 9/11 attacks,Sikhs have repeatedly endured violence and bigotry throughout the World because of their religiously-mandated turbans.In August 2012,a gunman  with known ties with neo nazi group attacked on  a Sikh’s worship place  Oak Creek, Wisconsin, that leads to killing six worshipers and injuring several others, including a local law enforcement officer.

In the months after the massacre,a Sikh octogenarian was beaten with a steel rod in Fresno, California; and a Sikh professor was assaulted in New York, New York.Despite Sikhs being an integral part of the United Sikhs of America racism against Sikhs has increased over the past few years.

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