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Female homosexuality in the Middle East

Samar Habib

Female homosexuality in the Middle East

histories and representations

by Samar Habib

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementSamar Habib.
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LC ClassificationsHQ
The Physical Object
Pagination195 p. ;
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22760941M
ISBN 109780415956734

The dramatic impact of Islamic fundamentalism in recent years has skewed our image of Islamic history and culture. Stereotypes depict Islamic societies as economically backward, hyper-patriarchal, and fanatically religious. But in fact, the Islamic world encompasses a great diversity of cultures and a great deal of variation within those cultures in terms of gender roles and sexuality/5(2). Transgender Issues in the Middle East 2 to a national survey, and 18% “would consider being physically or verbally abusive” if they encountered a man in the street dressed in women’s clothes. While there is much debate about the rights of women in the Middle East – or rather, the lack of them – and the rights of gay and lesbian peopleFile Size: KB.

Based on the latest theoretical perspectives in gender studies, feminism, and gay studies, Homosexuality in the Muslim World includes cultural and historical analyses of the entire Islamic world, not just the so-called Middle by: Homosexuality refers to sexual behavior with or attraction to people of the same sex, or to a homosexual orientation. As a sexual orientation, homosexuality refers to "having sexual and romantic attraction primarily or exclusively to members of one’s own sex"; "it also refers to an individual’s sense of personal and social identity based on those attractions, behaviors expressing them, and.

  Since the early days of cinema in the Middle East, women have been active participants onscreen and behind the scenes. In the s and ’30s, women served as studio executives, writers and Author: Nana Asfour. Israel is considered the most tolerant country in the Middle East and Asia to homosexuals [81] with Tel Aviv being named "the gay capital of the Middle East", [82] and is considered one of the most gay friendly cities in the world. [83] The annual Pride Parade in support of homosexuality takes place in Tel Aviv. [84].


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A fascinating study of the literature of female homosexuality in medieval Arabic and the ways in which social and legal attitudes in Islamic society have shifted over time.

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Introduction: Contemporary Views of Female Homosexuality in the Middle East 2. Constructing and Deconstructing Sexuality: New Paradigms for "Gay" Historiography Part 2: The History and Representation of Female Homosexuality in the Middle Ages 3. An Overview of Medieval Literature Concerning Female Homosexuality 4.

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Countries where Homosexuality is still a Crime (in alphabetical order) In the Middle Eastern region, there are 13 countries that still criminalise homosexuality. Of these 8 have ratified the ICCPR, but none have submitted themselves to the jurisdiction of the UN Human Rights Committee by ratifying the Optional Protocol to the ICCPR.

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Habib. Little is known of female homosexuality in antiquity. Sappho, born on the island of Lesbos, was included by later Greeks in the canonical list of nine lyric adjectives deriving from her name and place of birth (sapphic and lesbian) came to be applied to female homosexuality beginning in the 19th 's poetry centers on passion and love for various personages and both genders.

Introduction: Contemporary views of female homosexuality in the Middle East --Constructing and deconstructing sexuality: new paradigms for "gay" historiography --An overview of medieval literature concerning female homosexuality --A close reading of Ahmad ibn Yusuf Tifashi's Nuzhat al albab: toward re-envisioning the Islamic Middle East.

Homosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction, or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or a sexual orientation, homosexuality is "an enduring pattern of emotional, romantic, and/or sexual attractions" to people of the same "also refers to a person's sense of identity based on those attractions, related behaviors, and membership in a community of others who.

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