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Mixed-Gender Interaction: Prophet's Time vs. Today

Mixed-Gender Interaction: Prophet's Time vs. Today

Just as Muslim men have the obligation to lower their gazes and treat all women with respect, honor, and dignity – so too are Muslim women enjoined to lower their gazes and treat men with respect, honor, and dignity.

Physical Contact

Physical Contact Between Friends of Opposite Sex: Why Not?

Short Answer:The mere interaction and contact between men and women is not prohibited in Islam. There are certain rulings pertaining to men-women relationship. As for friendship, Islam encourages people from different cultures to know each other as long as there is mutual respect for the peculiarities of each society and its culture. The interaction in …

Can an Asexaul Engage in any Relation with the Opposite Sex?

Can Asexauls Engage in any Relation with the Opposite Sex?

Wa `alaykumAs-SalamuwaRahmatullahiwaBarakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Islam intends to build a community based on chastity, modesty and bashfulness. 2- Islamic teachings have laid restrictions on the interaction between marriageable men …

Da`wah to Persons of the Opposite Sex

Giving Dawah to Persons of the Opposite Sex: OK?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- The basic ruling is thatdawahincludes all people including Muslims and non-Muslims and of course persons of the opposite sex. 2- However, when observingdawahwith a person of …

Discussing Marital Problems with Another Man

Discussing Marital Problems with Another Man: Allowed?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: You have breached the trust of your husband by turning to another man and confiding in him. Since nothing can …

Talking Intimately With the Opposite Sex

Talking Intimately With the Opposite Sex: Allowed?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: So we are not only told to refrain from the actual intercourse but also forbidden to engage in any of …



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