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How Religious Teens Hide Their Forbidden Relationships in the Social Media Age

Every night around 1 a.m., 16-year-old Simran silently gets out of her bed and tip-toes around her house, double-checking that her parents and grandparents are…

The Young Saudi Virgin Risking It All To Have Skype Sex With Disabled Men

It’s 2 a.m. in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and Geneva Pegasus is logging onto Skype for a late-night date with “Harry,” a disabled man she met…

In Tunisia, Men Hunt for Random Numbers — Hoping to Fall in Love With the Women They Belong To

One evening not that long ago, my phone lit up with a string of calls from an unknown number. I finally answered: male voice, wrong…

Three Men Who Changed Religions for Marriage

People are meeting and falling in love with others outside of their own communities like never before. But sometimes, being part of someone else’s life…