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8 Muslim Sex Educators and Resources

by in Lifestyle on 12th September, 2021

For this piece, we’ve listed some of our fav Muslim sex educators and compiled them in one link-galore post. We have also listed podcasts and books from these experts. 

You’ll want to settle in with a cup of coffee and your favorite scrolling chair for this one. Curious about what Islam says about sex? Wondering how the female companions dealt with their questions? Puzzled about how sex came to be shrouded in so much mystery and shame? Need an answer to something really specific about what’s happening in the bedroom or what will on your wedding night? This is the right place. Whether you’re looking to delve into history or navigating your own anxieties, looking to open up the discussion in an Islam-friendly way with your children at home or just curious about everything, check out the links below. We welcome more being added to the list, please email contribute@amaliah.com

1. Angelica Lindsey-Ali

Our very own Village Auntie and certified sex health educator, Angelica Lindsey-Ali took her expertise on intimacy and relationships and founded The Village Auntie Institute, a space for Muslim women “exploring sexuality and feminine gender identity”. The institute features workshops and courses, providing healing through community and sisterhood.

2. Amaliah Podcast 

In the series titled Lights On, we invited The Village Auntie, Angelica Lindey-Ali mentioned above to answer all your questions, concerns and curiosities on sex, intimacy and body confidence – so you’re no longer in the dark.  you may find answers to questions that you had. There are five podcasts in total to listen to, so lean back, invite your partner and learn together Insha Allah. Bothe transpired or the podcast are available to read or listen to. 

Small Talk: High Sex Drives, Cultural Expectations + Submissive Sex

Episode 2

Episode 3

Episode 4

3. Habeeb Akande 

Author, sex educator, historian and erotologist, Habeeb Akande has written a range of books on topics for men and women. His workshops cover topics such as women and sex in Islamic history, how the female companions navigated their concerns and how to deal with shame, taboos and cultural attitudes.

Books:

 A Taste of Honey: Sexuality and Erotology in Islam

 Women of Desire: A Guide to Passionate Love and Sexual Compatibility.

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You can find information on upcoming courses and workshops on Instagram.

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4. Shaakira Abdullah

Halal sexpert Shaakira Abdullah is a sexologist and sexuality educator for the Muslim Ummah, teaching parents, youth, couples and families. Join her exclusive webinars or #Halal Sex T.A.L.K.S., the Muslim sex-ed course that provides parents with a blueprint for navigating their kids and teens questions and concerns while keeping it all connected to Allah. 

5. Amirah Zaky

Amirah Zaky is on mission to help Muslim women enjoy sex when it can be surrounded by so much anxiety, pain or fear. She helps women “overcome and prevent vaginismus”. Amirah’s course Confident Marital Sex focuses on understanding and releasing fears, preparing for sex and transitioning to intercourse. She also offers a free 90-minute training on Fearless Painless First Time Sex. 

6. Deeper Feminine 

Founded by a team of Muslim women, Deeper Feminine offers courses and summits that provide “faith-compatible, evidence-based instruction about holistic self-care and sacred sexuality”. Their current self-paced course, Deepening the Feminine Connection includes sanctity, science, support, self-care and sisterhood modules. 

7. Sameera: Sexual Health for Muslims

Sameera has worked within Muslim communities in Calgary and during this time, she also became connected with a US-based national non-profit, HEART, which exclusively focused its work on sexual health education and violence prevention in Muslim communities. She is a Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapist provides comprehensive sexual health advice for Muslims and especially Muslim parents.

8. Iffet Rafique

Iffet is a student of the teen, with an interest in Islamic sciences and advises on Sexology & Intimacy in Islam through workshops on Womb Wellness to Female Sensuality.

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