Writings by Topic: Sex and gender relations

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Québécoises, 1; Islamisme, 0 Family Security MattersOctober 27, 2007
Middle East Forum Blog
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Hawaii Lawyer: Trump Exec Order Violates 1st Amendment Because Honor Killings Are Islamic BreitbartMay 15, 2017
HuffPo Columnist: 'Women to Blame' for New Year's Sex Attacks in Germany BreitbartDecember 18, 2016
ISIS Imposes a Partial Ban on Burqas National Review OnlineSeptember 13, 2016
Report: More Than 1,000 Known Child Marriages in Germany BreitbartAugust 14, 2016
Why Are Some Feminists So Preoccupied with Israel? Phyllis-Chesler.comMay 24, 2016
Are Parts of Michigan Governed by Shari'a Law? Islamist WatchJuly 9, 2015
UK's First Female Sharia Judge: 'We Can't Ask Muslims Not to Have More than One Wife' BreitbartJuly 2, 2015
Supreme Court Affirms Hijab on the Job Rights Islamist WatchJune 1, 2015
NYT: The Positive Side of Ritual Modesty Islamist WatchMay 29, 2015
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
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Gilead Resembles an Islamic Theocracy, not Trump's America QuilletteOctober 2, 2019
Rejecting Hijab Dooms Woman to 24 years in Prison The Toronto SunAugust 29, 2019
Qatar Bans Homosexuality as Al Jazeera in English Marks LGBT Pride Month The Jerusalem PostJune 4, 2019
Painting of Muslim Men Sexually Enslaving White Women Triggers Outrage PJ MediaMay 15, 2019
Female Genital Mutilation in the United States: Estimating the Number of Girls at Risk Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and ViolenceMay 2019
The IDF's Bardelas Battalion and Their Passion to Protect Jerusalem PostOctober 27, 2018
Good Riddance to Our Ties with Saudi Arabia Toronto SunAugust 7, 2018
Women's March Betrayed Women of Iran and Kurdistan The Toronto SunJanuary 24, 2018
A Hijabi Hoax that Fooled Canada The Toronto SunJanuary 15, 2018
A Shout-Out to Tariq Ramadan's Courageous Accusers Arutz ShevaNovember 6, 2017
Where Have All the Feminists Gone? TabletOctober 2, 2017
Self-Styled 'Progressive' U.S. Muslim Groups Are Homophobic and Racist The Gatestone InstituteSeptember 27, 2017
Why Some Imams Oppose the LGBTQ-Islamist Partnership The Daily WireSeptember 18, 2017
Jagmeet Singh Should Denounce the Niqab The Toronto SunAugust 29, 2017
Is Turkey Becoming Another Iran? The Gatestone InstituteJuly 20, 2017
SPME BDS Monitor: Academic Situation Improves, Cultural Sphere Worsens The AlgemeinerJuly 4, 2017
Violence against Women: Some Inconvenient Data for the Corrupt UN The Gatestone InstituteJune 28, 2017
CUNY's Curious Defense of Linda Sarsour The New English ReviewJune 1, 2017
Turkey Arrests Kurdish Activist for Armenian Genocide Posts The Armenian WeeklyMay 30, 2017
After Manchester, We Cannot 'Carry On Exactly as Before' BreitbartMay 23, 2017
Europe: Muslim Atrocities against Women? So What! The Gatestone InstituteMay 21, 2017
Celebrity Hijabs: The World's Worst Fashion Statement The Philos ProjectMay 16, 2017
Should Europe Tolerate Muslim Rapists? Arutz ShevaMay 10, 2017
Academic Malfeasance: U. of Arkansas Disinvites Phyllis Chesler The Daily CallerApril 27, 2017
Why Is Female Genital Mutilation Still Happening in the U.S.? Fox NewsApril 27, 2017
Is Judith Butler the New Edward Said? American ThinkerJanuary 14, 2017
Islam's Celestial Sex Slaves FrontPage MagazineNovember 24, 2016
Why the Burkini? The Toronto SunAugust 30, 2016
Ban the Burqa, Allow the Burkini The Philadelphia InquirerAugust 23, 2016
PC Europe Blaming Women for Provoking Muslim Rapists PJ MediaJune 23, 2016
Why Jihadists Kill 'Gays' Jihad WatchJune 18, 2016
No, the Council on American-Islamic Relations Doesn't Like Homosexuals Independent Journal ReviewJune 15, 2016
This Bigoted Radical Doesn't Deserve a 'Feminist Artist' Award New York PostJune 1, 2016
Hirsi Ali shines in Debate on Islam The Toronto SunApril 19, 2016
How Madonna and Hillary Clinton Betray Muslim Women The New York PostApril 6, 2016
The Burqa Challenge to Europe Middle East QuarterlySpring 2016
Why is Ottawa Honouring the Hijab? The Toronto SunFebruary 23, 2016
How Academia Whitewashes Muslim Honor Killings The New York PostFebruary 22, 2016
Islamic Scholar: Muslims Can Rape 'Legitimately-Owned Slaves" PJ MediaFebruary 8, 2016
Turkish Clerics Weigh in on Father-Daughter Lust The Gatestone InstituteJanuary 12, 2016
The Other Face of Jihad Arutz ShevaJanuary 9, 2016
'Women's Studies' is Betraying Women under Sharia Law The New York PostDecember 7, 2015
A Kingdom for a Niqab The Toronto SunOctober 20, 2015
Where's the Feminist Outrage over ISIS's Savage Treatment of Women? Fox NewsOctober 8, 2015
When Women Commit Honor Killings Middle East QuarterlyFall 2015
British Islamist Hamza Tzortzis's Ashley Madison Account Details BreitbartAugust 24, 2015
UK Islamist Leader Exposed in Ashley Madison Hack BreitbartAugust 23, 2015
Too Many Women Despise America and Hate Israel Arutz ShevaAugust 9, 2015
Muslim Rapists Prefer Blondes FrontPage MagazineJuly 30, 2015
Islam, Political Correctness, and Child Sacrifice FrontPage MagazineJuly 2, 2015
Confronting Female Genital Mutilation in Iran The Weekly StandardJune 17, 2015
Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation in Iraqi Kurdistan The Weekly StandardJune 17, 2015
As ISIS Brutalizes Women, a Pathetic Feminist Silence The New York PostJune 7, 2015
Injustice as Usual: Malala Assassins Secretly Acquitted in Pakistan BreitbartJune 5, 2015
Reaping the Whirlwind of EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch BreitbartJune 2, 2015
May God Protect the Bravest Woman I Know The Toronto SunMay 19, 2015
UCLA Prof Khaled Abou El Fadl Condemns ISIS, but Does He Condemn Islamism? Jihad WatchMay 12, 2015
ISIS "Jihad Bride" Propaganda Lures Foreign Women BreitbartApril 8, 2015
Race, Gender, and Collective Schizophrenia in Turkey Hürriyet Daily NewsApril 1, 2015
Palestinian Journalist Chronicles Brutal Life of Muslim 'Sister Wives' BreitbartMarch 23, 2015
"Pro-Reform Islamism" in Turkey The Gatestone InstituteMarch 18, 2015
The Niqab is the Flag of Islamism​ The Toronto SunMarch 17, 2015
Dangers of the Turkish Bizarre The Gatestone InstituteMarch 1, 2015
Turkey's Culture of Misogyny The Gatestone InstituteFebruary 24, 2015
Why are Jihadis so Obsessed with Porn? The New York PostFebruary 17, 2015
ISIS Women's Guide: 'Emasculation of Muslim Men ... Tearing Society Apart' BreitbartFebruary 6, 2015
The Strategic Implications of Iran's STD Epidemic Asia Times OnlineJanuary 30, 2015
Female Genital Mutilation a Growing Problem in Iran The Weekly StandardJanuary 20, 2015
Model Awareness: Cosmo UK's Bold Honor Killing Cover BreitbartJanuary 20, 2015
Ridiculing Islam Starts at Home Hürriyet Daily NewsJanuary 7, 2015
Saudi Clerics Fight for the Right to Marry Children Veritas International EnterpriseDecember 30, 2014
Death of an American 'Infidel' in Abu Dhabi BreitbartDecember 4, 2014
Erdoğan, on Women Hürriyet Daily NewsNovember 28, 2014
Female Genital Mutilation in the West: A Creeping Crime Against Humanity BreitbartNovember 19, 2014
Teenage Saudi Girl Won't Have to Marry 90-Year-Old BreitbartNovember 14, 2014
Interrogating Muslim Masculinities? Jihad WatchNovember 4, 2014
ISIS Justifies Its Yazidi Slaves National Review OnlineOctober 16, 2014
Muhammad and Islam's Sex Slaves FrontPage MagazineOctober 16, 2014
The Wrong Path to Heaven Hürriyet Daily NewsSeptember 26, 2014
The Muslim Rape of Christian Nuns FrontPage MagazineAugust 28, 2014
'Honor' Killings: A New Kind of American Tragedy BreitbartJune 30, 2014
Rape in Egypt: The Muslim Brotherhood 'Gets Even' Human EventsJune 18, 2014
The Koran and Child Marriage markdurie.comJune 14, 2014
Islamic Fatwa: Husbands Should Abandon Wives to Rapists in Self-Interest Frontpage MagazineMay 28, 2014
The Rising Sex Traffic in Forced Islamic Marriage Quadrant OnlineMarch 2014
Multiculturalism's Child Brides Quadrant OnlineFebruary 26, 2014
Islamic Doctrines Justify Sex Jihad FrontPageMagazine.comOctober 18, 2013
Foreign Policy Magazine Covers Up Syrian Sex Jihad FrontPageMagazine.comOctober 7, 2013
Sex Jihad and Western Disbelief Human EventsSeptember 25, 2013
Islam on Cows, Horses, Camels and Women FrontPageMagazine.comJuly 24, 2013
The 'Sex Jihad' Investigative Project on TerrorismJune 18, 2013
Philadelphia's Burqa Crisis The Washington TimesFebruary 21, 2013
The 'Epidemic' of Sexual Harassment - and Rape - in Morsi's Egypt FrontPageMagazine.comFebruary 15, 2013
Foreword: Understanding Female Suicide Bombers The Smarter Bomb, Women and Children as Suicide BombersOctober 2012
The Rape of Christopher Stevens FrontPageMagazine.comSeptember 17, 2012
Egyptian Father Kills Three Daughters with Snakes FrontPageMagazine.comSeptember 7, 2012
Egypt's First "Sex-Slave" Marriage Gatestone InstituteJuly 5, 2012
Philadelphia and the Burqa Bandits PJ MediaJune 27, 2012
Hindu vs. Muslim Honor Killings Middle East QuarterlySummer 2012
Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood MP Seeks to Abolish Female Rights and Enforce Female Genital Mutilation Jihad WatchApril 26, 2012
Gay Marriage Has Islamists Eyeing Polygamy National ReviewApril 16, 2012
Islamic 'Adult Breastfeeding' Fatwas Return Jihad WatchApril 12, 2012
More Evidence of Egyptian Police Stripping Women Naked? Jihad WatchMarch 29, 2012
Lessons on the Long Road to Hijab Jihad WatchDecember 28, 2011
The 'Mosqueteria' and Canada's Fuzzy Church-State Line Pajamas MediaOctober 2, 2011
Pakistan's Christian 'Sex-Slaves': A Case Study FrontPageMagazine.comJuly 5, 2011
Muslim Woman Seeks to Revive Institution of Sex-Slavery FrontPageMagazine.comJune 6, 2011
Raped and Ransacked in the Muslim World FrontPageMagazine.comMay 31, 2011
The Feminist Politics of Islamic Misogyny American ThinkerNovember 13, 2010
UCLA: Where 'Queer Studies' and Middle East Studies Meet American ThinkerOctober 31, 2010
The Problem of Honor Killings Foreign Policy JournalSeptember 13, 2010
Ban the Burqa? France Votes Yes Middle East QuarterlyFall 2010
Ban the Burqa? The Argument in Favor Middle East QuarterlyFall 2010
France's Burqa Ban in Context National Review OnlineJuly 23, 2010
New Fatwa Calls on Men to Drink Women's Breast-Milk Pajamas MediaJune 4, 2010
Apologist for Gender Apartheid FrontPageMagazine.comMay 21, 2010
Quebec Says 'Non' to the Niqab Pajamas MediaMay 13, 2010
How the Islamist Mindset Rationalizes - and Promotes - 'Sex Sins' Pajamas MediaMarch 1, 2010
Worldwide Trends in Honor Killings Middle East QuarterlySpring 2010
Exporting American anti-Americanism to Muslim world The Washington ExaminerOctober 28, 2009
Does Sharia Law Promote Women's Rights? FrontPageMagazine.comOctober 20, 2009
Niqabs and Burqas - The Veiled Threat Continues Jerusalem PostSeptember 2, 2009
Are Honor Killings Simply Domestic Violence? Middle East QuarterlySpring 2009
The Deceits of Bridges TV Jerusalem PostFebruary 25, 2009
Westerners Welcome Harems Jerusalem PostNovember 26, 2008
Does Islam Justify Honor Killings? Pajamas MediaSeptember 27, 2008
Dissident Watch: Mehdi Kazemi Middle East QuarterlyFall 2008
Take My Wives, Please: Polygamy Heads West Pajamas MediaFebruary 29, 2008
Honor killings: When the ancient and the modern collide SFGate.comJanuary 23, 2008
Delivering Obstetrics from Radical Islam Family Security MattersJanuary 7, 2008
Beating Muslim Women "For Their Own Good" FrontPageMagazine.comSeptember 7, 2007
Ban the Burqa - and the Niqab Too Jerusalem PostAugust 1, 2007
Dissident Watch: Shadi Sadr and Mahboubeh Abbasgholizadeh Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Is Female Genital Mutilation an Islamic Problem? Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2007
Arabian Sex Tourism FrontPageMagazine.comOctober 7, 2005
Female Desire and Islamic Trauma New York SunMay 25, 2004
The Camera and the Burqa Middle East QuarterlySpring 2002
"Honor" Murders – Why the Perps Get off Easy Middle East QuarterlyDecember 2000
The Rights of Muslim Women Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1997
MEF in the Media
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A Famous Feminist Weighs in on the Burkini Affair Arutz ShevaSeptember 1, 2016
In Islamic State-held Areas, Being Gay Often Means a Death Sentence The Los Angeles TimesJune 13, 2016
Advocates Are Fighting For A Burqa-Free Europe. Will They Get It? Independent Journal ReviewApril 14, 2016
In ISIS-Controlled Territories, Forcing Women to Cover Up Has Deep Psychological Effects YahooNovember 30, 2015
Interview with Phyllis Chesler The Jewish PressMay 13, 2015
Liberals who wilfully ignore Shari'a impact on women Pajamas MediaJuly 8, 2011
Audio, Video and Transcripts
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The Hidden World of Muslim Women MEF WireFebruary 26, 1996
Press Releases
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MEF's Legal Project Funds a Major Victory in Canada News from the Middle East ForumJanuary 5, 2017
Migrant Crisis Dominates Most Widely Read Middle East Forum Articles of 2015 News from the Middle East ForumJanuary 11, 2016
Reviews
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Mirrored Loss: A Yemeni Woman's Life Story
by Gabriele Vom Bruck
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2020
Islamic Gender Apartheid: Exposing a Veiled War against Women
by Phyllis Chesler
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2019
Gender, Modernity and Liberty: Middle Eastern and Western Women's Writings, a Critical Sourcebook Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2010
Civilizing Women: British Crusades in Colonial Sudan
by Janice Boddy
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2008
From Patriarchy to Empowerment: Women's Participation, Movements, and Rights in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
A History of Women's Seclusion in the Middle East: The Veil in the Looking Glass
by Ann Chamberlin
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
Muslim Women Activists in North America: Speaking for Ourselves Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject
by Saba Mahmood
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2007
Woman's Identity and the Qur'an: A New Reading
by Nimat Hafez Barazangi
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2006
The Death of Feminism: What's Next in the Struggle for Women's Freedom
by Phyllis Chesler
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2006
The Veil Unveiled: The Hijab in Modern Culture
by Faegheh Shirazi
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2001
Female Genital Mutilation: A Guide to Laws and Policies Worldwide Middle East QuarterlySpring 2001
Muslim Women: Crafting a North American Identity
by Shahnaz Khan
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2000
Women and the Koran: The Status of Women in Islam
by Anwar Hekmat
Middle East QuarterlyJune 1998
Between Marriage and the Market: Intimate Politics and Survival in Cairo
by Homa Hoodfar
Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1997
Islamic Homosexualities: Culture, History, and Literature
by Stephen O. Murray and Will Roscoe
Middle East QuarterlyJune 1997
Infertility and Patriarchy: The Cultural Politics of Gender and Family Life in Egypt
by Marcia C. Inhorn
Middle East QuarterlyJune 1997