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Are Muslim men allowed to take "sex slaves?"

According to TheReligionofPeace.com: The Quran also gives devout Muslim men license to capture women and use them as sex slaves, lest four wives prove insufficient. The same site also makes the ...
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In Islam, are there limits on sex between a married couple?

I know that in Islam people who are not married to each other do not have the right to have sex, but what about married people? Are there any limitations on sexual acts that can be performed between a ...
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What should an unmarried woman who has frequent, unexplained sexual urges do? (E.g. hypersexuality, nymphomania)

What should an unmarried woman who has frequent, unexplained sexual urges do? The Prophetic advice of fasting does not seem to be working in this case.
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Wife's Tamkin and Marital Rape

It is not my question, But some one asked me about this issue.What are the differences of wife's submission/deference (Tamkin Khas) in Islamic law and marital rape in western law? In western law there ...
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Should I be honest about premarital sex with a future husband?

When I was 16 years old, I had sex with my older male cousin. It was not consensual and I had always wanted to wait until I was married to have any sexual relations. after that day I fooled myself ...
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Is a woman required to have sex with her husband whenever he requests it?

Is it a religious duty for a woman to have sex with her husband whenever he requests it? What if she is not in the mood? Should a man be understanding or is it expected from his wife to always obey ...
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Are women who are divorced after the consummation entitled to maintenance?

Can a woman demand maintenance from her husband if she was divorced after the consummation of the marriage? What is the view of the majority of the scholars regarding this?
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What actions would constitute zina?

I would like to know what actions would be considered zina according to Islam. Is it limited to sexual intercourse?
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Is it permissible to use contraception during intercourse?

After marriage, what if neither of the spouses are ready to have children, but have sexual desires? When the spouses consummate their marriage and have sexual intercourse, is it permissible to use ...
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What is the 'awrah between husbands and wives?

My husband often wants me to be totally naked when he is at home. What is the 'awrah between husbands and wives?
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Why is there a difference of opinion on sex changes for transsexuals?

Hi I am 27 years old man and I recently found out that the unstoppable urge that I felt since I was a kid is called Transsexuality. Now my question is, why is sex change forbidden for Sunni Muslims ...
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Is it haram to visualize having sex?

Is it haram for an unmarried girl to think about having sex? By this I mean seeing herself having sex with a guy who she finds attractive and thinking about how it would feel if the were a married ...
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Is it halal to have oral sex with the spouse?

Is it permissible for a married couple to engage in oral sex? I heard it was forbidden for men to indulge in oral sex but women can do it as she is liable to please her husband in every possible way. ...
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Masturbation 16 y/o

Salam-Waleikum-Warahmatullahi-Wabarakatuhu, I am a 16 year old boy, born and raised Muslim, I don't know who to talk to about this thing. Alhamdulillah I have been doing everything to do fewer sins ...
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Is forced slavery (cause of rapes) allowed in Islam? [duplicate]

Inspired by this question Can slave woman show herself to her master? and although freeing a slave is better(Qur'an 90:13), we all know that slavery is allowed in Islam. And this could be one of the ...
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Is pornography allowed in Islam?

The title asks it all. Is porn allowed in Islam?
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Sex deprivation: How long is it permissible for a husband to not have sex with his wife?

Salam Alaikum. Pls I have been married for 6 years and my husband doesn’t really have sex with or even just intimacy with me. I want to know pls how long is permissible for a husband to leave his wife ...
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What does Islam say about extramarital sex?

Types of sexual relationships, Sexual relationship between unmarried male and female. Sexual relationship between a married male and an unmarried female. Sexual relationship between an unmarried male ...
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Do actions (kissing, touching, etc) which could lead to zina (sex before marriage) count as a major sin?

People often talk of major and minor sins, minor being those which may be forgiven due to good deeds and regular prayer, etc, while major are those that one must repent for with sincerity for ...
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What is Islam's perception of chastity?

The Holy Quran clearly emphasizes that both men and women must guard their chastity. "For muslim men and women, for believing men and women. for men and women who are patient and constant. for men ...
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Any scientific logic on prohibiting porn (pornography)?

I already know that pornography is haram and harmful. I just want someone to explain me its reason scientifically. Can anybody do that? What reactions looking at nude pictures do in a human body? I'm ...
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I am unmarried, how to keep myself clean? [closed]

Every day I told myself how to protect myself, every day one or two opportunities comes to do bad things, I mean a sin like Zina or other things that brings me closer to adultery. There is a very big ...
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Is it okay to be a Muslim and have a gay sex?

I am not a Muslim myself, but I have a gay Muslim friend, he's 19. He came into my house once and asked for me to search online if it is okay to have gay sex and be a Muslim, since he was too ...
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To what extent is anal sex with your wife haram?

What is the degree of sin when having sex via anal with your wife, is it greater, lesser sin or is it makrroh?
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I had unintentional sex with my wife while fasting. Can I still proceed with fasting? Are there other consequences?

I had sex with my wife after morning suhoor at 5:30am. It was the feeling that cause it, it was not intentional. Can I still proceed with my fasting? And what else is implication of this?
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Can I still marry my cousin who may have had premarital intercourse with my other cousin?

I am engaged to my cousin. Recently, I came to know that she is having an affair with another cousin of ours. She accepted her mistake, and she was sorry for that, but she still wants to marry me. I ...
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Is tawba acceptable for pre-marital sexual videos my boyfriend put on the internet?

I have committed illegal sexual relationship with my boyfriend and made some videos. Now he put those videos on the internet. Now I am very much depressed about what I did. Is my tawba acceptable?
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Is it halal to use condom?

Generally, Is it halal (allowed) to use condom or any other things like copper-T to prevent pregnancy between married couples? Consider the following situation: If a women has two children (...
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What types (if any) of sexual activity are permitted during Ramadan?

Of course, engaging in actual sexual intercourse is forbidden during the day during Ramadan. But are other types of sexual activity between a husband and wife permitted? If so, what is permitted and ...
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Is it permissible to start the fast while in the state of janabah (sexual impurity) and then perform Ghusl later on?

Assalamu alaikum, Can I start my fast if I am in a state of janabah or do I need to perform Ghusl prior to start fasting? Jazak Allah Khair
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Is a married couple allowed to be naked during sex?

I heard in a bayan (sermon) that the married couples should not be fully naked (without any clothes) even during sex. This answer states that the ayats 23:5-6 reveals that the couples can be naked. ...
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A few questions about Islam and Allah - I don't understand [closed]

I have a few questions about Islam and Allah which I would like to ask. I have been quite frustrated for some time now as to why/how/etc... in regards to these questions. Ok so here goes: 1) Why ...
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Can a guy have temporary Nikah only for sex

Can a guy have temporary Nikah with girl if both willing just for sexual pleasure and then they divorce after few months (6-7 months)? What if he do this with many girls different times. This ...
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Can we pray after sex if we didn't ejaculate?

Is it permissible to pray Salah if we have had sex but did not ejaculate? I am totally aware that we must shower in order to pray simply if we ejaculate.
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Is it haram to have sex for fun?

Is it haram to do sex for fun in marriages? Does that count as zina? I was told it is haram and your only allowed to do sex when wanting a baby.
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Is voluntary slavery Islamic?

As you know, in Islam sexual relations are allowed between spouses and possessions of the right hand, with the latter being gained from war. Is it halal for a women to voluntarily submit as a slave to ...
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Does oral sex during the day in Ramadan invalidate the fast?

How about, if the wife who is not fasting gives oral sex to the husband who is fasting without ejaculation taking place? Is it permitted?
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Are houris really female? If yes, how can we understand that?

It is widely believed that houris are female divine creatures who will be married with men in the Heaven. Where exactly we know that they are female? Can there be male houris for women and female ...
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Is it compulsory to have sex right after nikkah?

Me and my guy are in a long distance relationship. Inshallah our nikkah is supposed to happen within a few weeks but we only meet once a year. Due to financial difficulties, we can’t move in together ...
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Is doggie style sex allowed?

Need to know what the ruling is on doggie style sex in the vagina? I know that anal sex is forbidden but I am asking about vaginal intercourse from behind.
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Why are so many things prohibited by Allah?

I'm still new to Islam. I am trying to get my head around it, but I sometimes end up feeling so angry because my head is filled with some many questions, etc... For example Islam prohibits us from: ...
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Relationship and sex between a muslim woman and non muslim man

Is a relationship and sex between a Muslim woman and non Muslim man permitted in Islam?
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Is a Muslim husband allowed to have sex with his multiple wives simultaneously?

Is it permissible for a man to have sex with 2 or 3 wives at a time if his wives have no problem to have sex and have no problem to share their husband together? Note that, they are wives, not hired ...
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Is dressing up for sex allowed in Islam?

Is the woman allowed to wear Leather/PVC/latex trousers or catsuits to look sexy for her husband? Are a couple allowed to visit a sex shop together? When I say leather/PVC/Latex I mean what women in ...
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Is gay sodomy considered a worse sin than straight sodomy?

The top answer to this question What does the Quran say about homosexuality? says: Homosexual acts are strictly forbidden in Islam. Although it has mainly been focused around men, women homosexuals ...
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Is it permissible to hug the wife in the month of Ramadan?

I would like to know if it is permissible to hug the wife in the month of Ramadan in bed? What's the ruling if they are fasting? Edit / Clarification: I suspect sexual intercourse isn't allowed when ...
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Is a woman allowed to massage her husband's prostate?

Is it permissible for a woman to stimulate her husband's prostate (by using finger and her husband's anal opening)? I am aware of this question In Islam, are there limits on sex between a married ...
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How can adventurous Muslim spouses spice up their sex life?

My answer to What to do if the husband wants oral sex but the wife thinks it's haraam? made me think about how Muslim spouses can have an adventurous sex life without resorting to I'm-uncertain-...
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I'm 5 weeks pregnant from unlawful relationship, should I abort ?!

I am a revert to Islam. I have sinned as I meet a non practicing muslim man and have been seeing him on and off for the last 2 and a half years. We have spoken about marriage, thou due to his family ...
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What to do if the husband wants oral sex but the wife thinks it's haraam?

What is the ruling if the husband wants oral sex and believes it is not haraam, but the wife thinks it is disgusting and/or haraam. Does the husband have to just be patient and go without it, or marry ...