Category: Saudi Arabia

Some overdue Linkage

To get you up to speed with all things Silk Ropey: – Autostraddle.com has an article up about homosexuals and transgenders in the early days of Islam. –…

To Drive or Not to Drive

Last Saturday Saudi Arabia saw a nationwide campaign for its women drivers. It’s not the first of its kind, but definitely the biggest in a few decades. While…

Love and Sexuality Linkage:

Pooh, what a month. With a war around the corner in Syria, Egypt spiraling away from it’s revolutionary ideals towards violence and repression and the media being eerily…

Saudi Arabia inches its way towards gender equality

For most of us the name Saudi Arabia is pretty much synonymous with zero rights for women. But even that most conservative of all Islamic nations is oh…

You’re too sexy for my…

This month the table tennis playing brothers Nima and Noshad Alamian were sent to Hong Kong to compete in the Asia Cup. Their teammate Neda Shahsavari, the first…