Writings by Topic: Sex and gender relations

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Québécoises, 1; Islamisme, 0 Family Security Matters October 27, 2007
Middle East Forum Blog
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Hawaii Lawyer: Trump Exec Order Violates 1st Amendment Because Honor Killings Are Islamic Breitbart May 15, 2017
HuffPo Columnist: 'Women to Blame' for New Year's Sex Attacks in Germany Breitbart December 18, 2016
ISIS Imposes a Partial Ban on Burqas National Review Online September 13, 2016
Report: More Than 1,000 Known Child Marriages in Germany Breitbart August 14, 2016
Why Are Some Feminists So Preoccupied with Israel? Phyllis-Chesler.com May 24, 2016
Are Parts of Michigan Governed by Shari'a Law? Islamist Watch July 9, 2015
UK's First Female Sharia Judge: 'We Can't Ask Muslims Not to Have More than One Wife' Breitbart July 2, 2015
Supreme Court Affirms Hijab on the Job Rights Islamist Watch June 1, 2015
NYT: The Positive Side of Ritual Modesty Islamist Watch May 29, 2015
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
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Gilead Resembles an Islamic Theocracy, not Trump's America Quillette October 2, 2019
Rejecting Hijab Dooms Woman to 24 years in Prison The Toronto Sun August 29, 2019
Qatar Bans Homosexuality as Al Jazeera in English Marks LGBT Pride Month The Jerusalem Post June 4, 2019
Painting of Muslim Men Sexually Enslaving White Women Triggers Outrage PJ Media May 15, 2019
Female Genital Mutilation in the United States: Estimating the Number of Girls at Risk Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence May 2019
The IDF's Bardelas Battalion and Their Passion to Protect Jerusalem Post October 27, 2018
Good Riddance to Our Ties with Saudi Arabia Toronto Sun August 7, 2018
Women's March Betrayed Women of Iran and Kurdistan The Toronto Sun January 24, 2018
A Hijabi Hoax that Fooled Canada The Toronto Sun January 15, 2018
A Shout-Out to Tariq Ramadan's Courageous Accusers Arutz Sheva November 6, 2017
Where Have All the Feminists Gone? Tablet October 2, 2017
Self-Styled 'Progressive' U.S. Muslim Groups Are Homophobic and Racist The Gatestone Institute September 27, 2017
Why Some Imams Oppose the LGBTQ-Islamist Partnership The Daily Wire September 18, 2017
Jagmeet Singh Should Denounce the Niqab The Toronto Sun August 29, 2017
Is Turkey Becoming Another Iran? The Gatestone Institute July 20, 2017
SPME BDS Monitor: Academic Situation Improves, Cultural Sphere Worsens The Algemeiner July 4, 2017
Violence against Women: Some Inconvenient Data for the Corrupt UN The Gatestone Institute June 28, 2017
CUNY's Curious Defense of Linda Sarsour The New English Review June 1, 2017
Turkey Arrests Kurdish Activist for Armenian Genocide Posts The Armenian Weekly May 30, 2017
After Manchester, We Cannot 'Carry On Exactly as Before' Breitbart May 23, 2017
Europe: Muslim Atrocities against Women? So What! The Gatestone Institute May 21, 2017
Celebrity Hijabs: The World's Worst Fashion Statement The Philos Project May 16, 2017
Should Europe Tolerate Muslim Rapists? Arutz Sheva May 10, 2017
Academic Malfeasance: U. of Arkansas Disinvites Phyllis Chesler The Daily Caller April 27, 2017
Why Is Female Genital Mutilation Still Happening in the U.S.? Fox News April 27, 2017
Is Judith Butler the New Edward Said? American Thinker January 14, 2017
Islam's Celestial Sex Slaves FrontPage Magazine November 24, 2016
Why the Burkini? The Toronto Sun August 30, 2016
Ban the Burqa, Allow the Burkini The Philadelphia Inquirer August 23, 2016
PC Europe Blaming Women for Provoking Muslim Rapists PJ Media June 23, 2016
Why Jihadists Kill 'Gays' Jihad Watch June 18, 2016
No, the Council on American-Islamic Relations Doesn't Like Homosexuals Independent Journal Review June 15, 2016
This Bigoted Radical Doesn't Deserve a 'Feminist Artist' Award New York Post June 1, 2016
Hirsi Ali shines in Debate on Islam The Toronto Sun April 19, 2016
How Madonna and Hillary Clinton Betray Muslim Women The New York Post April 6, 2016
The Burqa Challenge to Europe Middle East Quarterly Spring 2016
Why is Ottawa Honouring the Hijab? The Toronto Sun February 23, 2016
How Academia Whitewashes Muslim Honor Killings The New York Post February 22, 2016
Islamic Scholar: Muslims Can Rape 'Legitimately-Owned Slaves" PJ Media February 8, 2016
Turkish Clerics Weigh in on Father-Daughter Lust The Gatestone Institute January 12, 2016
The Other Face of Jihad Arutz Sheva January 9, 2016
'Women's Studies' is Betraying Women under Sharia Law The New York Post December 7, 2015
A Kingdom for a Niqab The Toronto Sun October 20, 2015
Where's the Feminist Outrage over ISIS's Savage Treatment of Women? Fox News October 8, 2015
When Women Commit Honor Killings Middle East Quarterly Fall 2015
British Islamist Hamza Tzortzis's Ashley Madison Account Details Breitbart August 24, 2015
UK Islamist Leader Exposed in Ashley Madison Hack Breitbart August 23, 2015
Too Many Women Despise America and Hate Israel Arutz Sheva August 9, 2015
Muslim Rapists Prefer Blondes FrontPage Magazine July 30, 2015
Islam, Political Correctness, and Child Sacrifice FrontPage Magazine July 2, 2015
Confronting Female Genital Mutilation in Iran The Weekly Standard June 17, 2015
Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation in Iraqi Kurdistan The Weekly Standard June 17, 2015
As ISIS Brutalizes Women, a Pathetic Feminist Silence The New York Post June 7, 2015
Injustice as Usual: Malala Assassins Secretly Acquitted in Pakistan Breitbart June 5, 2015
Reaping the Whirlwind of EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Breitbart June 2, 2015
May God Protect the Bravest Woman I Know The Toronto Sun May 19, 2015
UCLA Prof Khaled Abou El Fadl Condemns ISIS, but Does He Condemn Islamism? Jihad Watch May 12, 2015
ISIS "Jihad Bride" Propaganda Lures Foreign Women Breitbart April 8, 2015
Race, Gender, and Collective Schizophrenia in Turkey Hürriyet Daily News April 1, 2015
Palestinian Journalist Chronicles Brutal Life of Muslim 'Sister Wives' Breitbart March 23, 2015
"Pro-Reform Islamism" in Turkey The Gatestone Institute March 18, 2015
The Niqab is the Flag of Islamism​ The Toronto Sun March 17, 2015
Dangers of the Turkish Bizarre The Gatestone Institute March 1, 2015
Turkey's Culture of Misogyny The Gatestone Institute February 24, 2015
Why are Jihadis so Obsessed with Porn? The New York Post February 17, 2015
ISIS Women's Guide: 'Emasculation of Muslim Men ... Tearing Society Apart' Breitbart February 6, 2015
The Strategic Implications of Iran's STD Epidemic Asia Times Online January 30, 2015
Female Genital Mutilation a Growing Problem in Iran The Weekly Standard January 20, 2015
Model Awareness: Cosmo UK's Bold Honor Killing Cover Breitbart January 20, 2015
Ridiculing Islam Starts at Home Hürriyet Daily News January 7, 2015
Saudi Clerics Fight for the Right to Marry Children Veritas International Enterprise December 30, 2014
Death of an American 'Infidel' in Abu Dhabi Breitbart December 4, 2014
Erdoğan, on Women Hürriyet Daily News November 28, 2014
Female Genital Mutilation in the West: A Creeping Crime Against Humanity Breitbart November 19, 2014
Teenage Saudi Girl Won't Have to Marry 90-Year-Old Breitbart November 14, 2014
Interrogating Muslim Masculinities? Jihad Watch November 4, 2014
ISIS Justifies Its Yazidi Slaves National Review Online October 16, 2014
Muhammad and Islam's Sex Slaves FrontPage Magazine October 16, 2014
The Wrong Path to Heaven Hürriyet Daily News September 26, 2014
The Muslim Rape of Christian Nuns FrontPage Magazine August 28, 2014
'Honor' Killings: A New Kind of American Tragedy Breitbart June 30, 2014
Rape in Egypt: The Muslim Brotherhood 'Gets Even' Human Events June 18, 2014
The Koran and Child Marriage markdurie.com June 14, 2014
Islamic Fatwa: Husbands Should Abandon Wives to Rapists in Self-Interest Frontpage Magazine May 28, 2014
The Rising Sex Traffic in Forced Islamic Marriage Quadrant Online March 2014
Multiculturalism's Child Brides Quadrant Online February 26, 2014
Islamic Doctrines Justify Sex Jihad FrontPageMagazine.com October 18, 2013
Foreign Policy Magazine Covers Up Syrian Sex Jihad FrontPageMagazine.com October 7, 2013
Sex Jihad and Western Disbelief Human Events September 25, 2013
Islam on Cows, Horses, Camels and Women FrontPageMagazine.com July 24, 2013
The 'Sex Jihad' Investigative Project on Terrorism June 18, 2013
Philadelphia's Burqa Crisis The Washington Times February 21, 2013
The 'Epidemic' of Sexual Harassment - and Rape - in Morsi's Egypt FrontPageMagazine.com February 15, 2013
Foreword: Understanding Female Suicide Bombers The Smarter Bomb, Women and Children as Suicide Bombers October 2012
The Rape of Christopher Stevens FrontPageMagazine.com September 17, 2012
Egyptian Father Kills Three Daughters with Snakes FrontPageMagazine.com September 7, 2012
Egypt's First "Sex-Slave" Marriage Gatestone Institute July 5, 2012
Philadelphia and the Burqa Bandits PJ Media June 27, 2012
Hindu vs. Muslim Honor Killings Middle East Quarterly Summer 2012
Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood MP Seeks to Abolish Female Rights and Enforce Female Genital Mutilation Jihad Watch April 26, 2012
Gay Marriage Has Islamists Eyeing Polygamy National Review April 16, 2012
Islamic 'Adult Breastfeeding' Fatwas Return Jihad Watch April 12, 2012
More Evidence of Egyptian Police Stripping Women Naked? Jihad Watch March 29, 2012
Lessons on the Long Road to Hijab Jihad Watch December 28, 2011
The 'Mosqueteria' and Canada's Fuzzy Church-State Line Pajamas Media October 2, 2011
Pakistan's Christian 'Sex-Slaves': A Case Study FrontPageMagazine.com July 5, 2011
Muslim Woman Seeks to Revive Institution of Sex-Slavery FrontPageMagazine.com June 6, 2011
Raped and Ransacked in the Muslim World FrontPageMagazine.com May 31, 2011
The Feminist Politics of Islamic Misogyny American Thinker November 13, 2010
UCLA: Where 'Queer Studies' and Middle East Studies Meet American Thinker October 31, 2010
The Problem of Honor Killings Foreign Policy Journal September 13, 2010
Ban the Burqa? France Votes Yes Middle East Quarterly Fall 2010
Ban the Burqa? The Argument in Favor Middle East Quarterly Fall 2010
France's Burqa Ban in Context National Review Online July 23, 2010
New Fatwa Calls on Men to Drink Women's Breast-Milk Pajamas Media June 4, 2010
Apologist for Gender Apartheid FrontPageMagazine.com May 21, 2010
Quebec Says 'Non' to the Niqab Pajamas Media May 13, 2010
How the Islamist Mindset Rationalizes - and Promotes - 'Sex Sins' Pajamas Media March 1, 2010
Worldwide Trends in Honor Killings Middle East Quarterly Spring 2010
Exporting American anti-Americanism to Muslim world The Washington Examiner October 28, 2009
Does Sharia Law Promote Women's Rights? FrontPageMagazine.com October 20, 2009
Niqabs and Burqas - The Veiled Threat Continues Jerusalem Post September 2, 2009
Are Honor Killings Simply Domestic Violence? Middle East Quarterly Spring 2009
The Deceits of Bridges TV Jerusalem Post February 25, 2009
Westerners Welcome Harems Jerusalem Post November 26, 2008
Does Islam Justify Honor Killings? Pajamas Media September 27, 2008
Dissident Watch: Mehdi Kazemi Middle East Quarterly Fall 2008
Take My Wives, Please: Polygamy Heads West Pajamas Media February 29, 2008
Honor killings: When the ancient and the modern collide SFGate.com January 23, 2008
Delivering Obstetrics from Radical Islam Family Security Matters January 7, 2008
Beating Muslim Women "For Their Own Good" FrontPageMagazine.com September 7, 2007
Ban the Burqa - and the Niqab Too Jerusalem Post August 1, 2007
Dissident Watch: Shadi Sadr and Mahboubeh Abbasgholizadeh Middle East Quarterly Summer 2007
Is Female Genital Mutilation an Islamic Problem? Middle East Quarterly Winter 2007
Arabian Sex Tourism FrontPageMagazine.com October 7, 2005
Female Desire and Islamic Trauma New York Sun May 25, 2004
The Camera and the Burqa Middle East Quarterly Spring 2002
"Honor" Murders – Why the Perps Get off Easy Middle East Quarterly December 2000
The Rights of Muslim Women Middle East Quarterly December 1997
MEF in the Media
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A Famous Feminist Weighs in on the Burkini Affair Arutz Sheva September 1, 2016
In Islamic State-held Areas, Being Gay Often Means a Death Sentence The Los Angeles Times June 13, 2016
Advocates Are Fighting For A Burqa-Free Europe. Will They Get It? Independent Journal Review April 14, 2016
In ISIS-Controlled Territories, Forcing Women to Cover Up Has Deep Psychological Effects Yahoo November 30, 2015
Interview with Phyllis Chesler The Jewish Press May 13, 2015
Liberals who wilfully ignore Shari'a impact on women Pajamas Media July 8, 2011
Audio, Video and Transcripts
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The Hidden World of Muslim Women MEF Wire February 26, 1996
Press Releases
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MEF's Legal Project Funds a Major Victory in Canada News from the Middle East Forum January 5, 2017
Migrant Crisis Dominates Most Widely Read Middle East Forum Articles of 2015 News from the Middle East Forum January 11, 2016
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Islamic Gender Apartheid: Exposing a Veiled War against Women
by Phyllis Chesler
Middle East Quarterly Winter 2019
Gender, Modernity and Liberty: Middle Eastern and Western Women's Writings, a Critical Sourcebook Middle East Quarterly Winter 2010
Civilizing Women: British Crusades in Colonial Sudan
by Janice Boddy
Middle East Quarterly Fall 2008
From Patriarchy to Empowerment: Women's Participation, Movements, and Rights in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia Middle East Quarterly Summer 2008
A History of Women's Seclusion in the Middle East: The Veil in the Looking Glass
by Ann Chamberlin
Middle East Quarterly Fall 2007
Muslim Women Activists in North America: Speaking for Ourselves Middle East Quarterly Fall 2007
Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject
by Saba Mahmood
Middle East Quarterly Winter 2007
Woman's Identity and the Qur'an: A New Reading
by Nimat Hafez Barazangi
Middle East Quarterly Summer 2006
The Death of Feminism: What's Next in the Struggle for Women's Freedom
by Phyllis Chesler
Middle East Quarterly Summer 2006
The Veil Unveiled: The Hijab in Modern Culture
by Faegheh Shirazi
Middle East Quarterly Fall 2001
Female Genital Mutilation: A Guide to Laws and Policies Worldwide Middle East Quarterly Spring 2001
Muslim Women: Crafting a North American Identity
by Shahnaz Khan
Middle East Quarterly Winter 2000
Women and the Koran: The Status of Women in Islam
by Anwar Hekmat
Middle East Quarterly June 1998
Between Marriage and the Market: Intimate Politics and Survival in Cairo
by Homa Hoodfar
Middle East Quarterly December 1997
Islamic Homosexualities: Culture, History, and Literature
by Stephen O. Murray and Will Roscoe
Middle East Quarterly June 1997
Infertility and Patriarchy: The Cultural Politics of Gender and Family Life in Egypt
by Marcia C. Inhorn
Middle East Quarterly June 1997