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Gender and Islam

Sex Is Not A Secular State: Love And Politics In Turkey

Roger Friedland | Posted 01.13.2013 | Religion
Roger Friedland

I have come here with my NYU Abu Dhabi students as part of a research practicum as we speak with ordinary Turks. We can feel the heat of these intimate politics on the streets.

The WISE Women of Islam: What a Conference in Istanbul Can Tell Us About the Future of Women in the Muslim World

Fritz Lodge | Posted 12.27.2011 | World
Fritz Lodge

"Islam can effect that change." That statement might seem antithetical to some, considering the frequency with which theological arguments are used to rationalize rights abuses in the Muslim world.

The Complexity Of Muslim Identity, 10 Years After 9/11

Asma Uddin | Posted 11.08.2011 | Religion
Asma Uddin

Many Muslim Americans feel a sense of urgency to take control of their narrative. My personal attempt at translating this urgency into action is reflected through my work to explore the inherent complexity of gender-and-Islam.