Sex is taboo subject for most Muslims. However, a growing number of young Muslim women are talking about what they really want when in the bedroom. Shelina Janmohamed, author of Love in a Headscarf, explains how women are leading the way in her faith when it comes to understanding sexuality. The author mentions examples such as Abdelaziz Aouragh who runs an online sex shop for Muslims, as well as how Muslim women are leading their male counterparts in the discussion about sexuality and intimacy. According to Islamic law, sex is limited to between those who are married. But when it comes to exactly what you can do, and how sex is generally discussed, Islam itself is quite open.
Sex in Islam: The Benefits and Etiquette for a Healthy Muslim Sex Life
Disclaimer: The subject-matter and contents of this article are intended for a mature audience only, discussing sex within the context of marriage. Reader discretion is advised. Sex is a normal and essential part of life. For Muslims however, the open discussion of sex is frowned upon usually for cultural reasons but mostly because Islam considers sexuality to be a private matter between husband and wife. This article explores how sex is perceived in Islam, what its benefits are and the Islamic guidelines for a healthy sex life for both men and women.
Kotb, a certified sex therapist in Egypt, deals with all sorts of topics in her private sex clinic for married couples. In her part of the world, discussing sex is taboo. It's not something talked about openly -- especially by women.