Parkour athlete Alireza Japalaghy shot to fame on Instagram for his photos of daring stunts on the roofs of Tehran. His account now has more than 90,000 followers. But it wasn’t photos of his dangerous jumps that caught the attention of Iranian authorities – it was photos of him kissing a woman.
Iranian football fans – male and female – reacted with shock and anger following the death of a female football fan on Monday. Sahar Khodayari, 29, set herself on fire at Tehran’s main courthouse
Organizers of a fashion show in Iran were charged after videos of the event, which featured fantasy-inspired dresses and women not wearing hijabs, surfaced on social media. The outfits were considered by the public prosecutor to have strayed too far from traditional Islamic clothing.
In Iran, many people believe that it is important for women to be virgins on their wedding day. Even so, many women do have sex before marriage.
Though women are banned from attending men’s football matches in Iran, this doesn’t stop them from trying to sneak in by using an array of tricks,
Once part of Iran’s underground scene, several female Iranian singers have become more daring of late. They’ve shrugged off their headscarves,
In Iran, talking about sex is still a taboo and there is little to no sexual education in schools. To help bridge the gap, an Iranian activist
In Iran, changing sex is legal. But it’s not easy. Our Observer Saman Arastou explains what it’s like to be transsexual in the Islamic Republic.
Lots of leisure activities are banned in the Islamic Republic of Iran. And yet, if you look closely – which we were able to do with the help of our Observers in Iran – you’ll discover that young people are discreetly engaging in all sorts of activities, from women’s bodybuilding to tattoo art to dancing ballet. Take a little tour of “Underground Iran”… Video by: Editorial- Gaelle Faure, Julien Pain, Ershad Alijani Production- Julien Monel, Frédéric Ledoux, Georges Diegues, Julie Jezequel, Camille Malapert, Guillaume Louyot
Over the past week, women in Iran have been posting photos of themselves without their hijabs on a Facebook page called “Stealthy Freedoms”,