Apply for the 9th CSBR Sexuality Institute! Deadline 12 March 2017
January 30, 2017 – 2:35 pm | Comments Off on Apply for the 9th CSBR Sexuality Institute! Deadline 12 March 2017

Applications Open!
Deadline for submissions:
12 March 2017

 
The Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR) is pleased to announce our Call for Applications for the 9th CSBR Sexuality Institute, to be held from 30 June – 7 …

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Imagine a Feminist Internet
July 20, 2015 – 10:09 am | Comments Off on Imagine a Feminist Internet
Imagine a Feminist Internet

CSBR is excited to join the Association for Progressive Communications (APC)’s ongoing creative conversation that asks us to #ImagineAFeministInternet. 
The first Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality, & the Internet was held in May 2014 in Malaysia, …

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights in Iran: Analysis from Religious, Social, Legal and Cultural Perspectives
July 19, 2015 – 2:22 am | Comments Off on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights in Iran: Analysis from Religious, Social, Legal and Cultural Perspectives
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights in Iran: Analysis from Religious, Social, Legal and Cultural Perspectives

(NEW YORK) – On Tuesday, July 14, the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights
Commission (IGLHRC) releases a collection of eight articles that offer innovative and provocative approaches to advance acceptance and improve understanding of the lesbian, gay, bisexual …

The Road from Antipinkwashing Activism to the Decolonization of Palestine
July 10, 2015 – 4:07 pm | Comments Off on The Road from Antipinkwashing Activism to the Decolonization of Palestine
The Road from Antipinkwashing Activism to the Decolonization of Palestine

The Road from Antipinkwashing Activism to the Decolonization of Palestine
by: Lynn Darwich, Haneen Maikey

In lieu of an abstract, here is an excerpt from the text: 

The Combahee River Collective Statement (1977) articulates a firm stand against …

Sufi Narratives of Intimacy: Ibn ‘Arabī, Gender, and Sexuality
July 9, 2015 – 10:21 am | Comments Off on Sufi Narratives of Intimacy: Ibn ‘Arabī, Gender, and Sexuality
Sufi Narratives of Intimacy: Ibn ‘Arabī, Gender, and Sexuality

Thirteenth-century Sufi poet, mystic, and legal scholar Muhyi al-Din ibn al-‘Arabi gave deep and sustained attention to gender as integral to questions of human existence and moral personhood.
Reading his works through a critical feminist lens, …

Policing Sexuality: Sex, Society and the State
July 8, 2015 – 10:33 am | Comments Off on Policing Sexuality: Sex, Society and the State
Policing Sexuality: Sex, Society and the State

Policing Sexuality takes a look at the question of why and how states impose restrictions on the sexual and gender expressions and identities of their citizens. Author Julien C. H. Lee was first drawn to …

Statement on the Resolution on the Protection of the Family at the UN Human Rights Council, 29th Session, Geneva
July 7, 2015 – 11:01 pm | Comments Off on Statement on the Resolution on the Protection of the Family at the UN Human Rights Council, 29th Session, Geneva
Statement on the Resolution on the Protection of the Family at the UN Human Rights Council, 29th Session, Geneva

In July 2015, Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women (ARROW) delivered a Statement on the Resolution on the Protection of the Family at the UN Human Rights Council, 29th Session, Geneva.
ARROW’s statement, endorsed by 58 organizations …

UN Human Rights Council adopts Resolution to end child, early and forced marriage
July 6, 2015 – 5:29 am | Comments Off on UN Human Rights Council adopts Resolution to end child, early and forced marriage
UN Human Rights Council adopts Resolution to end child, early and forced marriage

Credit: UN/Jean-Marc Ferre
On Thursday 2 July, the United Nations Human Rights Council unanimously adopted a resolution co-sponsored by over 85 States to strengthen efforts to prevent and eliminate child, early and forced marriage, a practice …

Why I Painted a Rainbow Flag on Israel’s Apartheid Wall
July 3, 2015 – 10:10 am | Comments Off on Why I Painted a Rainbow Flag on Israel’s Apartheid Wall
Why I Painted a Rainbow Flag on Israel’s Apartheid Wall

Khaled Jarrar’s rainbow mural “Through the Spectrum” painted on the Israeli separation wall near Qalandiya checkpoint in the occupied West Bank. (Khaled Jarrar)
Earlier this week, I painted a section of the Israeli apartheid wall near …

In the Land Where Everyone’s God: Interview with Musdah Mulia
July 2, 2015 – 11:10 am | Comments Off on In the Land Where Everyone’s God: Interview with Musdah Mulia
In the Land Where Everyone’s God: Interview with Musdah Mulia

Professor Siti Musdah Mulia has taken part in many CSBR activities, including teaching at our Sexuality Institutes. Here’s an interview with her from August 2014, where she shares views on religious conservatism in Indonesia and the importance …