If you want to know more about who’s doing what on sexuality in the Arab world, follow the links below. This list is far from finished. Help connect to others in the field by sending in new links; go to “Join the Discussion” for details.

Research groups, journals and other resources:

Gender and Sexuality Resource Center
American University of Beirut
Arab Families Working Group
Arabic Reproductive Health Information Initiative
Cynthia Nelson Center for Gender and Women’s Studies, American University in Cairo
Social Research Center, American University in Cairo
GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies
Institute of Women’s Studies, Birzeit University
Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World, Lebanese American University
Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies
Journal of Lesbian Studies
Population Council
Population Reference Bureau
Reproductive Health Working Group
Women Living Under Muslim Laws

Civil society:

ABAAD – Resource Center for Gender Equality
Abu Nawas
Association de Lutte Contre le SIDA
Arab Foundation For Freedoms And Equality
Moroccan Association of Human Rights
Association Tunisienne des Femmes Démocrates
The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights
Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights
INSAF Association
Kifkif Maroc
Bekhsoos – A feminist and queer Arab magazine
Muntada Jensaneya
nasawiya: a feminist collective
Nazra for Feminist Studies
Qandisha – Magazine collaboratif féminin

International foundations and funders:

Arcus Foundation
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
Drosos Stiftung
Ford Foundation
The Fund for Global Human Rights
Global Fund for Women
Gynuity Health Projects
Heartland Alliance
Heinrich Böll Foundation
Hivos International
International HIV/AIDS Alliance
International Planned Parenthood Federation
International Women’s Health Coalition
Open Society Foundations

Other organizations:

Amnesty International
Association for Women’s Rights in Development
Coalition of Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies
Human Rights Watch
International Development Law Organization
UNFPA Worldwide
UN Women
Y-PEER International Network