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Vocal about Oral #3

The best response that we received was people telling us the posts on oral sex motivated them to speak about it with their own friends! So we hope…

What’s in a game?

Two videos that show the emancipatory power of sports for women. The first one about women’s football in Ramallah (Palestine). A bit hesitant to post this, as in…

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Vocal about Oral #2

It seems our first post on Oral Sex has gotten some tongues to wag. Opinions have been posted on our Facebook page (feel free to add your voice)….

Vocal about Oral #1

Sex┬áis such a tiny word for such a wide range of experience. Something to be had intimately with one person for a very long time, always finding more…

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War on Women #2

All the examples we wrote about in our last War on Women post where metaphorical. They didn’t speak of an actual war involving violent skirmishes and fights, though…

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War on Women #1

The Egyptian-American journalist and activist Mona Altahawy shocked the Arabic world by naming her article on the oppression of women “why do they hate us”, talking about Arabic…

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Why Football (and other sports) matter so much for Iran

Iran gets ready for its (possible) final match of the World Cup and Iranians worldwide prepare to party hard in support of their team regardless of the outcome….

Happy, Happier, Happiest

If you’re not Iranian you’re probably done with this song. For Iranians though, Pharrell’s song has become a legitimate way to poke fun at the government and make…

Your Veil is Still a Battle Ground

When the protests after the 2009 elections in Iran died down (were succesfully beaten down) the desire of Iran’s youth to do something about their circumstance didn’t die…

Even less happy + update

An even sadder coda to the Happy story has emerged from Iran. A group of young Iranians who participated in making a Tehran video clip of the hit…