Since the 1951 Refugee Act, an international treaty created through the United nations, queer people belong to a ‘persecuted social group’ if they are in danger in their home cou… Read More
“The act of coming out is framed as a significant rite of passage in the LGBTQ community. Love, Simon is the latest iteration of the coming out narrative, emphasising its importance. B… Read More
How does one live in a country that has oppressive LGBTQ laws? There are many queer people who live in oppressive places for many different reasons. What does that mean for their lives and l… Read More
One of my biggest fears as a teenager was to be perceived as feminine. It caused me anxiety and paranoia growing up. I had realized my homosexuality at a young age, since I was around 13. I… Read More
I have been put in an awkward position regarding my identities as an Arab and gay person. The intersectionality of my separate identities clashed within me, before moving out into the open… Read More
There aren’t many queer Arab voices on the internet, let alone the mainstream media. This isn’t a reflection of the lack of queer Arab people in the world, as my experiences have… Read More
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