Sex and Beyond: Saudi Arabia

This blog is blocked in Saudi Arabia. It is written by a Saudi professor. It has been hit by 173 countries worldwide. It has been translated into 7 languages.

Sex and Saudi Way of Appearing Provocative

As you may already know, the face of Saudi women is fully covered except the eyes. Her body is fully covered with a black cloak, and this cloak starts from the … Continue reading

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Sex and Saudi Underground Dance Party

I did a group interview of 34 people where I asked them if there were underground dance parties in Saudi Arabia. They said: ‘There are, of course.’ I asked them … Continue reading

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Sex and Saudi Game of Guessing the Beauty of a Wife

As I mentioned in the previous post, most of Saudi women in public are fully covered, including their face. Thus, men guess the beauty of their (male) friend’s wife by … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Sex and Saudi Way of Looking for a Good-Looking Wife

Most of Saudi women in public are fully covered, including their face. Thus, many Saudi men guess the beauty of a women by checking out her brothers. The idea many … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Sex and Saudi Teeth

Many Saudis still use the traditional way of brushing the teeth, besides the modern way. They brush their teeth with a piece of a tree that is twice the length … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Sex and Saudi Support of Pornography

In a recent survey of more than 800 Saudi from different age cohorts, I found that a few people reported exchanging sex-related messages through mobile phone communication apps. I could … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · 5 Comments

Sex and Italian Views on Dating Saudis

With the help of the Italian translator of the Blog, I managed to ask 28 Italian undergraduates and postgraduates based in Italy: ‘Would you consider dating a Saudi? Why? Would there … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · 7 Comments

Sex and Saudi Pointy Head

Some Saudi women make the top of their head pointy, making an mountain of their hair and then covering it by the veil. This is because it is believed that … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · 3 Comments

Sex and Saudi Ways of Wearing the Veil

In Saudi Arabia, women cover themselves in public in four ways. In Way 1, a woman covers in black every single part of her body. She wears black gloves. She … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Sex and Saudi Taxi Driver

As reported by some of my interviewees, working as a taxi driver is a good opportunity to have so much sex. One taxi driver said to me that he gave … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · 7 Comments

Sex and Saudis v. Yemenis

In Saudi Arabia, there are many Yemeni men. They are known for working hard and for being good at business. Many of them have their own shop. As reported by … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · 3 Comments

Sex and Saudi Weekend

In Saudi Arabia, the weekend is, in theory, Friday and Saturday. However, it is known that Saudis, in practice, work only the first half of Thursday’s working day and consider … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · 3 Comments

Sex and Saudi Yay

In English, ‘yay’ is used to express triumph, approval, or encouragement. In Saudi Arabia, it is used for a different reason. If a man is yay, this means that he … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Sex and Saudi Views on Dating Americans

I distributed a survey to 27 male university students (who was taking part in a workshop about how to learn English). In the survey, they were asked to answer the … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · 4 Comments

Sex and Saudi Man

I surveyed around 700 Saudis to examine how they used mobile phone communication apps (such as Whatsapp). I found that some of the messages exchaged were jokes about the relationship … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Sex and Saudi Frenemy

A norm in Saudi Arabia is that, when a man of any age with a female (be she a relative or anyone) passes by a (male) friend of his, the … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Sex and Saudi Toilet Door

In Saudi Arabia, public toilet doors are places where people write their real emotions freely. Having visited such places for research purposes, almost all the writings were about sex. People … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · 4 Comments

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