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Reflections on the 2014 LGBTQI Muslim Retreat

As a queer Muslim, I have often felt like a living contradiction of identities. Crashing into my burgeoning acceptance of my queer self were friends who saw it as their religious duty to explain to me how diametrically opposed this identity … Continue reading

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The Joy of Secret Spaces

I like the closed spaces of narrow staircases with twisting turns, of rooms within rooms secret hallways behind walls, of doors within doors, like an old Andalusian house: turn this knob and enter through a wide door; but turn this … Continue reading

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