- New Statesman (September 25, 2013) Keep your eyes off those legs - The Economist (September 14, 2013) Western promotion of LGBT values a concern?
- RT (September 13, 2013) City of Gold, City of Slaves: Slavery and Indentured Servitude in Dubai - JSS (September 12, 2013) When I Ran Out of Birth Control in Iran - HP (July 29, 2013) Sexy spring: How group sex will liberate Iran, China - Salon (July 28, 2013) Fascinating pictures shed light on the weird and wonderful ways Iranians live behind closed doors - Daily Mail (July 22, 2013) The Subversive Potential of Hermès Scarves Shirin Aliabadi discloses the desires of young Iranian women - Art Mag (July 11, 2013) Cross-dressing?
Your weight in gold - BBC (February 23, 2012) Iran's female ninjas: fighting for sexual equality - The Guardian (February 19, 2012) The Origins of Sex by Faramerz Dabhoiwala - review - The Guardian (February 10, 2012) Iranian Authorities Arrest Four Over Facebook Beauty Contest - NY Times (January 31, 2012) Iranian actress causes scandal after stripping down for French magazine - France24 (January 19, 2012) Sex segregation on the buses divides Israelis - The Independent (December 21, 2011) Sex is a major cause of divorce in Iran - BBC Persian (December 10, 2011) Veena Malik sues FHM India magazine over 'nude' photo - BBC (December 5, 2011) Nude Blogger Riles Egyptians of All Stripes - NY Times (November 17, 2011) Circumstance Movie Is Not the Revolutionary Portrayal of Iranian Sexual Minorities It Thinks It Is - Huffington Post (November 2, 2011) Iranian Teens Snub Regime With Halloween Revelry - Huffington Post (November 2, 2011) Iran's top cop offers to resign if boy-girl survey proves true - CNN (October 12, 2011) Iran's first sex education video?
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.
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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 Sarah 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.
- CS Monitor (June 16, 2015) 'White marriage' a growing trend for young couples in Iran - LA Times (May 29, 2015) Internet dating website launched by state - BBC (May 28, 2015) Swiping right in the Islamic republic as Tinder takes off in Tehran - TB (May 21, 2015) "Mixed-orientation marriages" have always existed, but now they're in the middle of the marriage equality battle - Salon (April 19, 2015) Iran birth drive 'turns women into baby-making machines' - BBC (March 11, 2015) Iran's government tries to play matchmaker - The Economist (February 7, 2015) Richard Dawkins wants to lovebomb Iran - with erotica - The Independent (January 31, 2015) Can Iran 'control' its cohabiting couples?
- BBC (December 9, 2014) CBC fires Jian Ghomeshi over sex allegations - The Star (October 26, 2014) Iran to ban permanent contraception after Islamic cleric's edict to increase population - The Independent (August 11, 2014) An official report blows the lid off the secret world of sex - The Economist (August 8, 2014) High heels and hijabs: Iran's sexual revolution - The New Statesman (August 1, 2014) Youth of Iran enjoy party lifestyle as hardline regime attitude relaxes - Mirror (July 3, 2014) TV bans actors with plastic surgery - BBC (June 25, 2014) The Most Erogenous Parts of the Female Body, Ranked By Science - Time Magazine (May 13, 2014) How Iran Became One of the World's Most Futuristic Countries - i09 (May 2, 2014) Tehran - the secret party town - TB (April 17, 2014) Iran to ban vasectomies - Daily Mail (April 15, 2014) Iranian women footballers to undergo gender tests - Telegaph (February 7, 2014) Fernanda Lima and the dress that shocked Iran - BBC (December 10, 2013) Iranian Health Minister Says HIV Infections Soaring - RFE/RL (December 2, 2013) The myth of patriarchal oppression in Iran - A Voice for Men (November 24, 2013) Sex, lies and lithographs: An Iranian epic for the masses - CNN (October 1, 2013) Iran lawmakers pass bill allowing men to marry adopted daughters - The Guardian (September 26, 2013) What happens when a piece of feminist artwork is turned into anti-Islamic propaganda?Sex-Related Issues Tehran Police Will No Longer Arrest Women Who Break Dress Code - RFE/RL (December 28, 2017) 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?Abbas Milani lecture about Modernity Iranian Identity Iranain Identity: in three narratives-by Ahamd Ashraf Iranian Identity - BBC Persian (August 9, 2010) How to be an Iranian Today -Lecture by Dr.Ramin Jahanbegloo Feminism How Iran's feminist genie escaped - BBC Islamic Feminists Transforming Middle East (NPR) "Islamic feminism": compromise or challenge to feminism?criminal sentence in Iran sparks outrage, social media campaign - RT (April 25, 2013) Can niqabs and bikinis live side-by-side?