Wisconsin (April 20, 2011) Turkish-German woman's Playboy cover stirs controversy - DW (April 21, 2010) Passion, Drive Pay Off for Iranian Bikini Designer - VOA (March 24, 2011) Iran's Rock and Roll Revolutionaries From Los Angeles - NBC (March 4, 2011) Iranian Censorship of Women's Online Magazines - OWNI (November 17, 2010) Italian seaside town planning miniskirt ban - BBC (October 24, 2010) Tajik government promotes ethnic clothing over Islamic - Central Asia Online (October 19, 2010) Austraila: City bans 'bare skin' at swimming lessons to appease Muslims - Infidels Are Cool (September 18, 2010) Lebanese poet Haddad pushes boundaries on erotica - BBC (September 13, 2010) Tala Raassi (Dar be Dar swimsuit) talks about her line and experience in Iran - Video (September 7, 2010) Iranian media warned after paper calls Carla Bruni-Sarkozy a 'prostitute' - The Guardian (August 31, 2010) Women appeal against 'impending hijab ban' at Tajik city market - UNCHR (August 24, 2010) Diplomat Recalled Over Alleged Iran Sex scandal - all Africa (July 8, 2010) The great Iranian cover-up - Times of India (July 5, 2010) Rima Fakih - The Daily Beast (May 19, 2010) | Video Extramarital sex 'causes more earthquakes', Iranian cleric claims - Telegraph (April 19, 2010) Married for a Minute - Mother Jones (March 2010) How I Survived 40 Lashes - Marie Claire (February 5, 2010) Interview with Zahra Amir Ebrahimi - BBC Persian (December 31, 2009) Kurdistan's 'Shakira' causes shock waves in her homeland - LA Times (October 19, 2009) 'Islam Needs a Sexual Revolution' - Spiegel (October 13, 2009) French ban Muslim woman from pool for wearing 'burkini' swimsuit - Telegraph (August 12, 2009) Iran rounds up 'porn site bosses' - BBC (April 16, 2009) Female Genital Mutilation Said To Be Widespread In Iraq's, Iran's Kurdistan - RFE/RL (March 10, 2009) Iranian police arrest pornographic film actors - The Guardian (March 4, 2009) Lipstick revolution: Iran's women are taking on the mullahs - The Independent (February 26, 2009) Muslim women in swimwear: An extension to freedom - Video (February 24, 2009) Asylum for lesbian on the run from Iran - The Independent (February 16, 2009) Diplomat arrested in Iran on car sex charge - CNN (February 6, 2009) Imagine Every Woman's a Nun - Rick Steves (January 2009) Premarital sex on rise as Iranians delay marriage, survey finds - The Guardian (December 29, 2008) Tehran in the eyes of the young - The Age (December 8, 2008) Bikini-free Islamic tourism booms in Turkey - Telegraph (July 7, 2008) Author jailed for writing ethnic romance as Iran's censors crack down on dissent - The Independent (March 15, 2008) UN agencies unite against female genital mutilation - UNICEF (February 27, 2008) Iran's Hedonistic Youth - Journeyman (February 18, 2008) Lecture addresses sexuality issues in Iran - U.Delaware (October 9, 2007) Iran to defy west by executing sex offenders - The Guardian (July 11, 2007) Women Only on Iranian Holiday Island - Spiegel (February 23, 2007) The Burkini - Front Page Magazine (February 2, 2007) Between Two Worlds: 'My Name Is Iran' - NPR (January 9, 2007) Iranian actor in sex video scandal says ex-fiance faked footage - The Guardian (November 23, 2006) Outrage in Iran as actress does a "Paris" and her sex video ends up on the net - Daily Mail (November 11, 2006) Inside Iran : Sex And The City - San Francisco Chronicle (November 9, 2006) Iranian soap star faces lashing after sex tape made public - The Guardian (November 8, 2006) Sex and Taboos in the Islamic World - Spiegel (October 20, 2006) Germany gives Iran lesbian asylum - BBC (August 8, 2006) Execution of a teenage girl - BBC (July 22, 2006) Iranian women protest sexual discrimination - NY Times (June 13, 2005) Sexual revolutionaries - Salon Magazine (April 24, 2005) Lipstick and political resistance - SF Chronicle (March 13, 2005) Iran Girl Gets 100 Lashes For Sex - CBS (February 25, 2005) Drink, drugs and sex on the slopes: the secret world of Iranian youth - BBC Persian (May 8, 2004) Postcards from Iran: Tehran party - BBC (February 13, 2004) Sex patrol - Salon Magazine (March 9, 2001) Sex Change Iran's health insurers to pay for sex change operations - BBC (May 29, 2012) Sex change film from Iran wins award in US film festival - BBC (April 27, 2012) Sex-change Iranian actor returns to screens - The Guardian (March 19, 2010) Iran set to allow first transsexual marriage - The Guardian (September 11, 2009) Sex change in Iran - BBC (February 26, 2008) Iran's sex-change operations - BBC (January 5, 2005) Sex-change Iranian hates life as woman - The Guardian (June 20, 2000) Gender Identity Organization of Iran Be Like Others Documentary Sexual Minorities Iran: Discrimination and Violence Against Sexual Minorities - HRW (December 15, 2010) Iran: Treatment of lesbians - Canadian Immigration (July 1, 1999) Sexual Revolution Sexy spring: How group sex will liberate Iran, China - Salon (July 28, 2013) Janet Afary: Is the Islamic Republic of Iran Headed for a Sexual Revolution?Sex-Related Issues In vitro fertilization in theocratic Iran - DW (October 27, 2017) Child marriage in Iran forces girls into a life of oppression - DW (September 11, 2017) A glimpse into Iran's underground fashion and style - where modelling is illegal - The Independent (April 6, 2017) Facing a "sex putsch" - Qantara (March 20, 2017) Iran Official Calls For Sterilization For Sex Workers, Homeless Drug Addicts - RFE/RL (January 1, 2017) Between desire and taboo - Qantara (December 19, 2016) Iran fashion workers jailed for 'spreading prostitution' - BBC (December 5, 2016) More women in Iran are forgoing marriage. The men aren't good enough - LA Times (November 11, 2016) Why Iranian Women Spend Big on Cosmetics - Seeker (November 8, 2016) "City of lies.Love, sex, death and the search for truth in Tehran" - Qantara (October 31, 2016) Meet the first hijab-wearing Muslim to pose for Playboy - BBC (October 6, 2016) Sex education is not relevant to pupils' lives, says report - The Guardian (September 12, 2016) Iran cracks down on 'inappropriate' clothes - DW (September 5, 2016) Inside ‘the Citadel,’ Iran’s Forgotten Red-Light District - Time Magazine (August 30, 2016) Muslim Swimsuit Designer: Burkinis and Bikinis Are About Freedom - Time Magazine (August 26, 2016) Iran Arrests 150 People at Mixed-Gender Party: Report - NBC News (July 27, 2016) How Fox News Fired and Silenced a Female Reporter Who Alleged Sexual Harassment - NY Magazine (July 23, 2016) Health Official Says Sexual Transmission Of HIV Rising In Iran - AFP (July 13, 2016) Iran’s Dating Revolution - SBS (July 5, 2016) Beauty and Modernity Under the Veil in Iran - Georgetown Journal (June 22, 2016) Love, Dating and Marriage in Iran on the Web - Newsweek (June 25, 2016) Iranian women's clothing ‘causing rivers to run dry’, says senior cleric - The Independent (June 12, 2016) Students seeking sugar daddies for tuition, rent - AP (May 29, 2016) Nose Jobs, Tummy Tucks and Breast Enhancements Take Off in Iran - NBC News (May 28, 2016) Iranian students threw a graduation dance party. - WP (May 27, 2016) Iran arrests eight for 'un-Islamic' Instagram modelling - BBC (May 16, 2016) Iran's regime-approved matchmaking website promotes dating with traditional values - Telegraph (May 11, 2016) Jian Ghomeshi to avoid 2nd sex assault trial by signing peace bond, source says - CBC (May 10, 2016) Iranians vent anger at new police morality unit - BBC (April 19, 2016) Jian Ghomeshi found not guilty on choking and all sex assault charges - CBC (March 24, 2016) Iran's fashion babes arrested for posing on social media without headscarves - Express (February 23, 2016) Iran Cracks Down On Valentine’s Day - RFE/RL (February 12, 2016) UN panel rebukes Iran for child sex laws - SBS (February 5, 2016) A student survey on drugs, sex other health issues - BBC Persian (January 24, 2016) Dubai in United Arab Emirates a centre of human trafficking and prostitution - SMH (January 20, 2016) US infiltrates Iran though ‘money and sex’ – supreme leader Khamenei - RT (November 25, 2015) Plastic surgery in Iran - The Economist (October 24, 2015) Tajikistan's First Online Sex Shop Tests Tastes, Traditions - RFE/RL (October 16, 2015) I was a temporary bride - The Guardian (July 11, 2015) Iran matchmaking site: Why is Tehran getting into the online dating business?- "Islamic Feminism And Its Discontents: Notes On A Debate"-by Val Moghadam Dress Code What Street Style in Iran Is Really Like - Teen Vogue (October 2, 2017) We hate the headscarf': can women find freedom in Tehran's female-only parks?- The Guardian (August 9, 2017) New app breaks silence on sexual health in Iran - France24 (April 21, 2017) A glimpse into Iran's underground fashion and style - where modelling is illegal - The Independent (April 6, 2017) Iran cracks down on 'inappropriate' clothes - DW (September 5, 2016) What the Hijab Really Hides - A Woman's Body or Societal Issues?Art Riza Abbasi Hossein Behzad Mahmoud Farshchian Literature Censoring an Iranian Love Story. by Shahriar Mandanipour | Lecture Iraj Mirza | Divan Erotic Literature (Iranica) Love & Sexuality in Persian Literature (DW Persian) The Ecstatic Poetry of Hafiz Persian Love Poetry Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Omar Khayyam, A Lover in Heat Rumi Love Quotes Rumi: The Book of Love: Poems of Ecstasy and Longing Saadi & Sexuality (BBC Persian) Sex, lies and lithographs: An Iranian epic for the masses (CNN) A Woman Alone--Forough Farrokhzad Hila Sedighi: I'm iranian woman (Video) Film Tehran Taboo (2017)-Directed by Ali Soozandeh Circumstance (2010)-Directed by Maryam Keshavarz Dog Sweat 'Aragh-e Sagi' (2010)-Directed by Hossein Keshavarz In the Bazaar of Sexes (2009)-Directed by Sudabeh Mortezai My Tehran For Sale (2009)-Directed by Granaz Moussavi The Slap - Journey by train (2008)-Short directed by Ehsan Amani Niloofar (2008)-Sabine El Gemayal | Interview Be Like Others (2008)-Documentary directed by Tanaz Eshaghian Four Wives One Man (2007)-Directed by Nahid Persson Sarvestani Persepolis (2007) - Marjane Satrapi | Interview A Dowry for Mahrou (2006)-Directed by Samira Eskandarfa Fireworks Wednesday (2006) Love Iranian - American Style (2006) One Night (2005)-Directed by Niki Karimi | Reviews When Fish Fall in Love (2005)-Directed by Ali Rafiee Zarin (2005) - Shirin Neshat | Trailer Zohre & Manochehr (2004)-Directed by Mitra Farahani 20 Fingers (2004)-Directed by Mania Akbari The Color of Love (2003)-Directed by Maryam Keshavarz Divorce Iranian Style (1998)- Directed by Kim Longinotto and Ziba Mir-Hosseini Leila (1996)-Directed by Dariush Mehrjui The May Lady (1998)-Directed by Rakhshan Bani Etemad Nargess (1992)-Directed by Rakhshan Bani Etemad More...
Music Rocking the casbah: the gig of a lifetime that put Iranian women back on stage - The Guardian (March 16, 2015) Female Singing At Center Of New Attacks Against Iran's Rohani - RFE/RL (February 7, 2015) The Persian Underground review - the story of of Iran's rock rebels - The Guardian (October 2, 2014) Alone again, naturally: women singing in Iran - TB (August 29, 2014) Iran's underground music scene - AP (July 9, 2013) Iran's Rock and Roll Revolutionaries From Los Angeles - NBC (March 4, 2011) Music fails to chime with Islamic values - The Guardian (August 2, 2010) Iran's underground rock scene thrives despite censors - BBC (March 25, 2010) Banned in Iran: Take It Easy Hospital - The Guardian (March 20, 2010) Iran's underground pop gypsies - BBC (February 27, 2009) Music blogging in Iran - BBC (December 15, 2008) Iran declares ban on western music - The Guardian (December 20, 2005) Iran's self-styled rapping aristocrat - BBC (December 14, 2004) Sample Music Chris de Burgh and The Arian Band - The Words I Love You Arezoo: Asheghetam Darajeye I Darajeye II Erfan: Dobareh Farinaz be name zan Female Rapper Asal Firoozeh: Bahooneh Kamy R: Ey Jaan Mehrnoosh: Cheshmat Sepideh: Doost Daram Susan Roshan: Nabavari Morvarid Vahdati: Hurt Flaunting their sexuality Sandra Soheyla Ahrabian | Video Mona Babadi | Video Catherine Bell | Video Nadja Bjorlin | Video Bita Daryabari | Video Tala Golzar | Video Shaghayegh Claudia Lynx | Video Nazanin Mandi | Video Leyla Milani | Video Sara-Joleen Moghaddam | Video Negin Mirsalehi | Video Parisa Montazaran Yekta Nikou | Video Elena Norouzi | Video Nasanin Nuri | Video Malina Rojel Sara Racey Tabrizi | Video Saghar Sadri | Video Sara Shahi | Video Shermine Shahrivar | Video Saye Yabandeh Books Janet Afary: Sexual Politics in Modern Iran Janet Afary: Foucault and the Iranian Revolution: Gender and the Seductions of Islamism | Interview Faramerz Dabhoiwala: The Origins of Sex: A History of the First Sexual Revolution Willem Floor: A Social History of Sexual Relations in Iran Shahla Haeri: Law of desire: temporary marriage in Shi'i Iran (online) Shahram Khosravi: Young and Defiant in Tehran | Preview Fatemeh Keshavarz: Jasmine and Stars: Reading More Than Lolita in Tehran | Interview Pardis Mahdavi: Passionate Uprisings Iran's Sexual Revolution | Interview Pardis Mahdavi: Labor, Migration, and Human Trafficking in Dubai Frederic P Miller, Agnes F Vandome, John Mc Brewster: Sex Segregation in Iran Ziba Mir-Hosseini and Vanja Hamzic: Control and Sexuality: The Revival of Zina Laws in Muslim Contexts Kamran Talattof: Modernity, Sexuality, and Ideology in Iran Lois Beck & Guity Nashat: Women in Iran from 1800 to the Islamic Republic Afsaneh Najmabadi: Women with mustaches, men without beards Maryam Taherifard: Sittlichkeit und Sinnlichkeit: weibliche Sexualität im Iran Jacquiline Rudolph-Touba: Highlights of sex-age characteristics in Iran, 1956-1966: a sociological interpretation Medicine, Public Health, Drugs, Psychiatry, Sex Women and Gender Issues Science-Metrix a Montreal-based company reports that Iran is showing fastest worldwide growth in science.For example, Iran is at the forefront of stem cell research. Virtually every aspect of sex is is discussed in scientific terms.The Family planning and HIV/AIDS prevention programs rank highest in the region. Furthermore, newspapers and magazines also cover sex-related issues.Oxford) Child Marriage in the Middle East and North Africa A Dowry for Mahrou (Short Film) Temporary Marriages In Iran I was a temporary bride - The Guardian (July 11, 2015) Iran talks up temporary marriages - BBC (June 2, 2007) Love Finds a Way in Iran: 'Temporary Marriage' - NY Times (October 4, 2000) Temporary Marriage in Iran (Qantara) In the Bazar of Sexes-Documentary by Sudabeh Mortezai Law of desire: temporary marriage in Shi'i Iran (online)-by Shahla Haeri Family Planning Iran birth drive 'turns women into baby-making machines' (BBC) How Iran Became One of the World's Most Futuristic Countries (i09) Iran's Family Planning Program: Responding to a Nation's Needs (PRB) Iran's Surprising and Shortsighted Shift on Family Planning - Newsecuritybeat (August 8, 2012) Iran Achieves Replacement-Level Fertility (PRB) Iran bans permanent contraception to boost population growth - The Guardian (August 11, 2014) Iran urges baby boom, slashes birth-control programs - AP (July 29, 2012) Iran's Birth Rate Plummeting at Record Pace: Success Provides a Model for Other Developing Countries - Earth Policy Institute (December 28, 2001) Men and Family Planning in Iran (Institute for Research on Planning & Development Iran) A Holistic Approach Underpins the Islamic Republic of Iran's Success in Family Planning (UNFPA) Iran's birth control policy sent birthrate tumbling (LA Times) Infertile in Iran - Le Monde Diplomatique (April 2008) Family Planning Association (NGO) Condom factory in Iran (Video) Condoms help check Iran birth rate - BBC (April 24, 2002) A Womb Can Be Rented For ,000 (Sharq Daily) Women and the Politics of Population Control in Iran-by Homa Hoodfar Abortion Abortion in Iran - Guttmacher Org (September 2008)-Provides a brief overview of abortion law and issues.
Abortion in Iranian Law Abortion Methods Rife in Tehran - Sharq Daily (November 2, 2003)-by Banafsheh Samgis Iran liberalises laws on abortion - BBC (April 12, 2005) Induced Abortion in Tehran, Iran: Estimated Rates and Correlates - Guttmacher Org.
- New Statesman (September 25, 2013) Keep your eyes off those legs - The Economist (September 14, 2013) Western promotion of LGBT values a concern?