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How can a male athlete accept gold medals at competitions?

I am thinking of taking part in some athletic contests. The authority will award the winners with gold medals. But as far as I know men aren't allowed to wear gold. So how can one accept gold medals ...
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Getting married or start my PhD? [closed]

I'm in urgent need to get married. Recently, I finished my Master and now looking for job/PhD position. Before, I finish my MS: I promised myself that once I graduate I'll get married. But, so far, I'...
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What verses of the Qur'an urge veiling for men/women, and what is the justification?

What verses of the Qur’an urge for the veiling, or covering of women? Do they call any reason for such? Do any verses urge for veiling of men?
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Is it permissible for men to wear women's undewear because they are more comfortable and have better colors?

I've asked this question before, and I want to reiterate it to clear up some misconceptions. Please do not immediately downvote this post (most people do), and read it in full before making any ...
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Does transitioning from male to female go against Islam?

I'm 21 years old and transgender, and I've experienced it from my childhood. People says that transsexuals are prohibited in Islam, but I feel it is totally wrong. They think like we are trying to ...
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Does Islam promote, and or enforce stereotypes on males and females?

Does Islam promote, and or enforce stereotypes on males and females? Two examples are (but not limited to): Females should or must lack a university level education, and focus on housework. Males ...
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What is Ayatollah Khamenei's ruling regarding men wearing short trousers in front of women (in streets or parties)?

Occasionally I see some boys or men who wear shorts (short trousers) in the streets or other public places. (Or even in the parties). On the other hand, According to Resalah-al-Amaliah (www.bahjat.ir) ...
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What is the ruling on having a "professorial" beard?

I am aware that it is Haram to be clean-shaven and Muslim men ought not to shave their beard completely, but I'd like to know if it is Haram to shave the beard like "professorial beard". I mean a ...
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Is it permissible for men to watch sports of women via Television? (Shi'a View)

I was wondering if it is permissible(Halal) for boys to watch the sport matches which their players are young girls. Note: I’m looking for the viewpoint of Shi'a about it.
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Can men watch sport competitions of women via TV?

I was wondering if it is permissible for men to watch the sport competitions which their players are women. (Note: I said that because of the cover of the women in different sport competitions. Since ...
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What is the Shi'ite ruling of "eyebrow removing (like women)" for men?

There is a narration from the apostle of Allah (pbuh) who said: Every woman who makes herself like men or every man who makes himself like women, is not from us. (Mizan-Al-Hekmah, Vol5, Pg18) Or ...
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Can men look at old women without veil (hijab)?

As a rule of thumbs, the faces of old women are commonly less attractive ..., so, based on this theory: What is the opinion of Islam regarding looking at old women (as non-mahram) without hijab? Is ...
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Is it halal for women to recite the Quran (loudly) in front of non-mahrams? (Shia view)

Occasionally, it can be watched in some channels on the television where women recite the Qur'an (loudly). I was wondering it is permissible (halal) for men who are non-mahrams to hear their voices? ...
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Wearing a Ring for man on right hand middle finger

As-Salamu-Alaikum, Few days ago a man told me to wear a ring on my right hand at middle finger. He told me that if I use that ring I can control my angers and it will be very helpful for my career. ...
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Female supervising men in Factory

My wife is planning to establish a pure water factory. In the Factory 75% of the workers will be men, while she supervise/manage them. What is the ruling regarding these issue.Kindly site references ...
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Is ear piercing permissible?

Islam doesn't allow to change the features created by Allah like removing the face hairs, creating a space between tooth artificially to look beautiful.- Bhukhari I have some questions under this ...
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Can men wear platinum, diamonds, etc.?

I know it is Haram for men to wear gold, how about platinum, or say diamond. Is that Haram too?
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Is it permissible for men to practice gynaecology?

Is it permissible for men to take up the profession and study of gynaecology, and also practice it, which would involve would involve examination, history taking and/or surgery? Is it impermissible ...
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Is it permissible for Muslim men/women to modify or set their eye brows?

Can I please have references for whether modifying, setting or doing anything with the eye brows for the sole purpose of looking good/better is permissible for our Muslim men/women or not?
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Is it halal to use gold phones for men?

There are some electronics like iPhone 5(S), were made of gold. Is it halal to use them for men? My general question is, Is it permitted on Islam for men to use gold products(not as a jwell)? It ...
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Red color clothes for men in Islam

I heard in a bayan that Red colour clothes are only permitted for women and not for men in Islam. Is it correct? If yes, I need hadith source for this. What about Pink, Rose, light and dark ...
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Is wearing ring a sunnah for men?

Is wearing ring a Sunnah of the Prophet (PBUH) for men? If yes: What are the etiquettes in that(ie,which type of ring, in which hand, in which finger...)? If NO: Why many of the muslim ...
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When should the marriage party(Walima) be given?

It is the sunnah of Prophet(PBUH) to give Walima(marriage party). When should a bride groom give the treat for his marriage? I need the quickest time. ie, From when can a bride groom give the ...
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What is the sunnah in dressing for men?

I have seen a queston about dressing for women. I need to know : What does Islam say about men's clothing? Is it permitted to wear t-shirt,jeans in public? Is it permitted to tuck-in the shirts? ...
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Can Muslim men and women shave their body?

In summer when going to Swimming, it can be quite embarrassment to go with hairy body. Also I do not personally like hairs on my body. I am not sure if Islam allows shaving the body? If yes, can one ...
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Is it haram for a man to watch an unveiled women on TV?

When we watch television we constantly keep our eyes on a person in the TV show. “O Ali! Do not turn round to look! The first look is all right but you have no right for the second look.” Based ...
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Is it obligatory for Muslim men to cover their heads while praying?

I have noticed that a majority of men cover their heads head with a cap or something to cover the hair while offering salah. Is this mandatory? What if sometimes you don't find a cap or cloth to cover ...
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