Post by Lindsay Mannering Here's something that will ruin a perfectly pleasant Friday evening. Apparently, there's a draft of a law in Egypt that would make it perfectly legal for a man to have sex with his deceased wife for up to six hours after her death. Oh my. A little postmortem rendezvous never hurt anybody, right? Nothing like a sex with a dead person, that's what I always say.
"The controversial new 'farewell intercourse' law was claimed, in Arab media, to be part of a raft of measures being introduced by the Islamist-dominated parliament." Who even thinks about making laws on this subject? But now that w... Read Post
After Mona Eltahawy's essay, this is simply jaw-dropping: Egyptian husbands will soon be legally allowed to have sex with their dead wives - for up to six hours after their death. The controversial new law is part of a raft... Read Post