These Two Arab Celebrities Are Helping to Raise Sex Education Awareness

These Two Arab Celebrities Are Helping to Raise Sex Education Awareness

by Nadine Arab

Marsa, a sexual health center based in Lebanon, released a video that went viral — resulting in a massive backlash. The video features Mashrou’ Leila’s lead singer, Hamed Sinno and actress, Youmna Ghandour, where they raise  awareness and teach people how to use a condom.   Most of the comments criticized raising the issue in […]

We Asked Arabs What They Think Virginity Is and Here’s What They Said

We Asked Arabs What They Think Virginity Is and Here’s What They Said

Ahhh, virginity. What are you? How do people lose you? If you Google the meaning of word “virginity”, it will say it is the state of a person who has never engaged in sexual intercourse. So do you have to actually engage in anything that includes penetration for you to lose your virginity or not? […]

6 Things Arab Women Need To Know About Their Lady Box

6 Things Arab Women Need To Know About Their Lady Box

I’ve had a handful of young Arab girls ask me questions about their body that should be common sense. But it comes as no surprise because of the patriarchal lens our society has glued on that people have chosen to demonize women’s anatomy and its natural occurrences. Add ignorance, myths and stereotypes to that mix […]

Let’s Talk About Sex: Love Matters Arabic Website

Let’s Talk About Sex: Love Matters Arabic Website

In Egypt, a country in which public discussion of sexuality is strictly taboo, no one talks much about sex. Public schools don’t offer sex education and the private schools that do often experience parents removing their children (particularly girls) from class for the duration of the program. It’s not uncommon for women to go their […]