80% of Egyptian Women Do Not Reach Sexual Orgasm

80% of Egyptian Women Do Not Reach Sexual Orgasm

According to Youm7, Dr. Hesham Abdel Hamid – the Primary Speaker on behalf of Egypt’s Forensic Medicine Department – has just affirmed that somewhere between 70 – 80% of all Egyptian women do not reach sexual orgasm due to female genital mutilation (FGM).   Abdel Hamid further added that the fact that FGM is a […]

Islamic Preacher Shockingly Blames Women’s Wardrobe for Sexual Harrassment

Islamic Preacher Shockingly Blames Women’s Wardrobe for Sexual Harrassment

  Egypt is no stranger to misogyny, sexism, and harassment. Yet, it is always baffles us when we hear religious people excusing the outrageous behavior.   Islamic preacher, Sherif Shehata, was a guest on the show “Garab Hawaa” on LTC TV and shared his surprising opinion regarding women’s clothes and men’s reaction to it. Apparently, […]

This Instant Coffee That Perks Up Your Sex Life Is Banned in the UAE

This Instant Coffee That Perks Up Your Sex Life Is Banned in the UAE

  Have you ever thought coffee could be a relationship saver? Nope? Same, to be honest, but apparently, this instant herbal coffee contains ‘natural viagra’ and has been reportedly taking the UAE markets by storm…until now. The Ministry of Health named a series of products that stores are no longer permitted to sell. Among them […]

Egyptian Sexologist Heba Qotb Responds to Hymen-Obsessed Parliamentarians

Egyptian Sexologist Heba Qotb Responds to Hymen-Obsessed Parliamentarians

    Heba Qotb, an Egyptian certified sex therapist and host of the sexual advice show, The Big Talk,  is on a mission to educate those parliamentarians who have been suggesting bills that have to do with the female hymen. “A lot of people in our society believe that virginity is only about the hymen, and […]

Why I Didn’t Wait for ‘The One’ to Lose My Virginity

Why I Didn’t Wait for ‘The One’ to Lose My Virginity

  Purity, dignity and devotion. These all come into play when taking one of the biggest steps in your adulthood or, for some, during their adolescence. We are taught by movies, teen novels and love songs that “the first time” is supposed to be one of the most magical points in our life. These same platforms […]

Why Arab Girls NEED to Get a Pap Smear

Why Arab Girls NEED to Get a Pap Smear

  The pap smear — or, as it’s known in the Arab world — the thing that takes away your virginity, is a vital part of maintaining one’s overall health. It is a gynelogical procedure to detect cervical cancer in women. Women are recommended to start getting tested as soon as they are sexually active […]

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? […]

8 Taboos We Need to Talk About Openly in the Arab World

8 Taboos We Need to Talk About Openly in the Arab World

By Alia Atef

As a culture, Arabs have a tendency to avoid talking about anything that makes them slightly uncomfortable; they would rather stab their toes a million times than have a painful five-minute chat. We live with the motto that if you avoid something long enough, it will just go away. As surprising as it might sound, denying […]

Beyonce Vs. Nutella

Beyonce Vs. Nutella

By Kurt Galalah

Everyone knows who Beyonce is. EVERYONE. Your co-worker, your best friend, your grandma, hell, even your bawab knows her. She’s a true artist and a captivating beauty, but most importantly, she’s bootylicious. Nutella, in many ways, is exactly the same. It’s God’s favorite spreadable food, made by pixies in the magical land of yum. Nothing […]

Would Your Parents Still Love You Unconditionally If…

Would Your Parents Still Love You Unconditionally If…

We grew up thinking that the only form of unconditional love that exists is that special bond we have with our parents. But just looking around me, I have to wonder, does unconditional love actually exist? We live in a society where what people think of us is what shapes our entire existence. Parents are […]

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