If anything it shows how little Muslims - even vocal ones - have knowledge about Islam's un-guilty approach to sex, or understand that Islam has always been extremely open about sexual pleasure, and in particular women’s pleasure.
“The men tell them to do X or Y, and they don’t know any better.” Jenny understands that her seminar is unusual, but her primary concern is that the young women receive this education, and criticism is kept at bay. “But these girls need to know their rights in the bedroom.” In the USA, controversial Muslim activist Asra Nomani has written an “Islamic Bill of Rights for Women in the Bedroom.” to ‘uphold women’s right to pleasure”.“We don’t sell products that simply enhance the love life between man and woman,” he explains.“All of our products provide a deeper meaning to sexuality, sensuality and even spirituality.” According to Islamic law, sex is limited to between those who are married.If contextually appropriate teachings are not available – whether at home, in the mosque or in other social settings – then the taboos about sexuality become entrenched, lead to diminished knowledge, and pleasure or even negativity about sex. ) Muslim turn to for sexual teachings that they feel are in line with an Islamic perspective.Courses like the one being run by Jenny are few and far between.With over 1 Million members in our community worldwide we are committed to helping Muslims around the world find love, marriage, and happiness. Abdelaziz Aouragh runs an online sex shop for Muslims.The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.How will the story stack up against the greatest films about business?But the more important point of both books is that Muslim women themselves are trying to open a discussion about sexuality, its role in their identity, and their fears and aspirations. And rejection of ‘sexual liberation’ is seen as backward.For those Muslims who want to live a chaste life, the pressures are immense. For teen Muslims, these challenges must be particularly difficult.