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Sex and Lies

Sexual politics in Morocco

Sexual politics in Morocco

Leila Slimani

Sex and Lies

In these essays looking at sexual politics in Morocco, Leila Slimani gives voice to young Moroccan women who are grappling with a conservative Arab culture that at once condemns and commodifies sex. In a country where the law punishes and outlaws all forms of sex outside marriage, as well as homosexuality and prostitution, women have only two options for their sexual identities: virgin or wife.

  • A collections of essays
  • 176 pages
  • Paperback

A series of essays confronting sexual politics in Morocco.

Enquire Within: Investigating Vorarephilia

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