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Halal Sex

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An unprecedented glimpse into the sex lives of female and gender-expansive Muslims living across Canada and the United States.


About Sheima Benembarek

I am a Moroccan Canadian writer and magazine publishing professional. I have worked as a special reports editor at Strategy, a senior editor for Toronto Life, an events manager for The Walrus (where I focused on developing programming for The Walrus Talks series that featured underrepresented voices), a business development and brand communications lead at Corporate Knights, and as an associate editor at Broadview. Currently, I am a contributing writer for The Walrus and a freelance journalist. I write about social justice, immigrant narratives, and intersectional feminism. My writing has appeared in print and online publications including the Literary Review of Canada, Maisonneuve, Corporate Knights, The Walrus, Quill & Quire, Chatelaine, Broadview, Vogue Arabia, and Strategy. I was named one of the five RBC Taylor Prize Emerging Writers in 2020.