Tanveer Ahmed

Tanveer Ahmed

Tanveer Ahmed is a psychiatrist and author.

The Sexual Politics of Vasectomies

The Sexual Politics of Vasectomies

The fate of male reproductive organs is not a traditional concern in debates about the environment. But this is the most significant change Australian surgeon Dr Nick Demediuk, aka “Dr Snip,” has seen in the past decade. “There is the rise of the hardline vegan brigade. They just get it

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Tanveer Ahmed
Health
Can Public Shaming be Useful?

Can Public Shaming be Useful?

The pouted lip narcissism of youth was on full display in the front page pictures of Diana Lasu and Olivia Muranga. They were identified in the Australian newspaper Courier Mail last month after deceitfully returning to Queensland from Victoria carrying coronavirus. The young women were of African heritage, leading to

Tanveer Ahmed
Tanveer Ahmed
Top Stories
Taming the Lizard Brain

Taming the Lizard Brain

There is money to be made from stopping us from using our devices, but it might involve better regulation of our most primitive selves. Apple’s controls to help us limit our phone usage is the clearest evidence yet that self-regulation of technology companies must include not just data privacy,

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Tanveer Ahmed
Top Stories
What Makes a 'Self-Hating' Muslim?

What Makes a 'Self-Hating' Muslim?

I’ve recently returned from a study tour to Israel. As a Muslim visiting Israel I was put through considerable security, but was otherwise treated well. Since my return, I have been surprised by the level of negative reaction I received from other Muslims, including some close friends and relatives.

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Tanveer Ahmed
Art and Culture
Muslim Blackmail

Muslim Blackmail

I am not a practising Muslim, but care about the future of the faith. My ancestral roots are from Bangladesh, whose development is severely hamstrung by Islamist violence, including the summary executions of multiple secular bloggers in recent years. Like our Prime Minister, I believe Australia is one of the

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Tanveer Ahmed