Delaware (October 9, 2007) Iran to defy west by executing sex offenders - The Guardian (July 11, 2007) Women Only on Iranian Holiday Island - Spiegel (February 23, 2007) The Burkini - Front Page Magazine (February 2, 2007) Between Two Worlds: 'My Name Is Iran' - NPR (January 9, 2007) Iranian actor in sex video scandal says ex-fiance faked footage - The Guardian (November 23, 2006) Outrage in Iran as actress does a "Paris" and her sex video ends up on the net - Daily Mail (November 11, 2006) Inside Iran : Sex And The City - San Francisco Chronicle (November 9, 2006) Iranian soap star faces lashing after sex tape made public - The Guardian (November 8, 2006) Sex and Taboos in the Islamic World - Spiegel (October 20, 2006) Germany gives Iran lesbian asylum - BBC (August 8, 2006) Execution of a teenage girl - BBC (July 22, 2006) Iranian women protest sexual discrimination - NY Times (June 13, 2005) Sexual revolutionaries - Salon Magazine (April 24, 2005) Lipstick and political resistance - SF Chronicle (March 13, 2005) Iran Girl Gets 100 Lashes For Sex - CBS (February 25, 2005) Drink, drugs and sex on the slopes: the secret world of Iranian youth - BBC Persian (May 8, 2004) Postcards from Iran: Tehran party - BBC (February 13, 2004) Sex patrol - Salon Magazine (March 9, 2001) Sex Change Iran's health insurers to pay for sex change operations - BBC (May 29, 2012) Sex change film from Iran wins award in US film festival - BBC (April 27, 2012) Sex-change Iranian actor returns to screens - The Guardian (March 19, 2010) Iran set to allow first transsexual marriage - The Guardian (September 11, 2009) Sex change in Iran - BBC (February 26, 2008) Iran's sex-change operations - BBC (January 5, 2005) Sex-change Iranian hates life as woman - The Guardian (June 20, 2000) Gender Identity Organization of Iran Be Like Others Documentary Sexual Minorities Iran: Discrimination and Violence Against Sexual Minorities - HRW (December 15, 2010) Iran: Treatment of lesbians - Canadian Immigration (July 1, 1999) Sexual Revolution Sexy spring: How group sex will liberate Iran, China - Salon (July 28, 2013) Janet Afary: Is the Islamic Republic of Iran Headed for a Sexual Revolution?

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Art Riza Abbasi Hossein Behzad Mahmoud Farshchian Literature Censoring an Iranian Love Story. by Shahriar Mandanipour | Lecture Iraj Mirza | Divan Erotic Literature (Iranica) Love & Sexuality in Persian Literature (DW Persian) The Ecstatic Poetry of Hafiz Persian Love Poetry Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Omar Khayyam, A Lover in Heat Rumi Love Quotes Rumi: The Book of Love: Poems of Ecstasy and Longing Saadi & Sexuality (BBC Persian) Sex, lies and lithographs: An Iranian epic for the masses (CNN) A Woman Alone--Forough Farrokhzad Hila Sedighi: I'm iranian woman (Video) Film Circumstance (2010)-Directed by Maryam Keshavarz Dog Sweat 'Aragh-e Sagi' (2010)-Directed by Hossein Keshavarz In the Bazaar of Sexes (2009)-Directed by Sudabeh Mortezai My Tehran For Sale (2009)-Directed by Granaz Moussavi The Slap - Journey by train (2008)-Short directed by Ehsan Amani Niloofar (2008)-Sabine El Gemayal | Interview Be Like Others (2008)-Documentary directed by Tanaz Eshaghian Four Wives One Man (2007)-Directed by Nahid Persson Sarvestani Persepolis (2007) - Marjane Satrapi | Interview A Dowry for Mahrou (2006)-Directed by Samira Eskandarfa Fireworks Wednesday (2006) Love Iranian - American Style (2006) One Night (2005)-Directed by Niki Karimi | Reviews When Fish Fall in Love (2005)-Directed by Ali Rafiee Zarin (2005) - Shirin Neshat | Trailer Zohre & Manochehr (2004)-Directed by Mitra Farahani 20 Fingers (2004)-Directed by Mania Akbari The Color of Love (2003)-Directed by Maryam Keshavarz Divorce Iranian Style (1998)- Directed by Kim Longinotto and Ziba Mir-Hosseini Leila (1996)-Directed by Dariush Mehrjui The May Lady (1998)-Directed by Rakhshan Bani Etemad Nargess (1992)-Directed by Rakhshan Bani Etemad More...

2009 (Preview)-by Shahla Haeri How to find a hot date in Tehran - join the traffic jam - The Guardian (July 14, 2008) Valentine's Day in Iran - PBS (February 14, 2006) Valentine's Day in Iran - NPR (February 12, 2004) Travail of Sexuality and Love in Modern Iran-By Afsaneh Najmabadi Love: Modern Discourses-By Afsaneh Najmabadi Online Dating Iran’s Dating Revolution - SBS (July 5, 2016) Love, Dating and Marriage in Iran on the Web - Newsweek (June 25, 2016) Iran's regime-approved matchmaking website promotes dating with traditional values - Telegraph (May 11, 2016) Iran matchmaking site: Why is Tehran getting into the online dating business?

- CS Monitor (June 16, 2015) Internet dating website launched by state - BBC (May 28, 2015) Meeting, Mating, and Cheating Online in Iran (Spring 2007)-by Pardis Mahdavi Matchmaking Sites Female Genital Mutilatio FGM in Iran Iran - Stop FGM Middle East Virginity Virginity Still a Commodity in Iran - Mianeh (February 4, 2011) There Are No Real Virgins in Tehran - Doublex (July 6, 2009) Recreating virginity in Iran - The Guardian (May 12, 2009) Information on virginity (chastity) tests (UNHCR) Pregnancy The sexual activity during pregnancy among a group of Iranian women-by M Shoja Premarital Sex Poll shows rise in premarital sex in Iran - Y Net (December 31, 2008) Premarital sex on rise as Iranians delay marriage, survey finds - The Guardian (December 29, 2008) Sexual Harrasment & Stalking Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Voice of America - Politico (April 20, 2010) 'Harassed' Iran student arrested - BBC (June 20, 2008) Spy camera warning for Iran women - BBC (November 24, 2006) Women Stalking in Iran (PDF)-Explores the social and legal issues.

Sex-Related Issues 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?

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) 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 Parisa Montazaran Yekta Nikou | Video Elena Norouzi | Video Nasanin Nuri | Video Malina Rojel Sara Racey Tabrizi | Video Saghar Sadri | Video Sara 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.

For example, Iran is at the forefront of stem cell research. Virtually every aspect of sex is is discussed in scientific terms.

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