Middle East: Women and LGBTQ

Through my own readings and research into the history of the Middle East, I learned a simple fact—the region wasn’t always this retarded. It seems that the region regressed throughout history whenever there was external influence or pressure. The position of women in Middle Eastern societies was far better than that of their counterparts [...]

By | 2018-04-17T22:26:07+00:00 September 28th, 2016|General|Comments Off on Middle East: Women and LGBTQ

Terrorist or Tortured Soul?

During the course of writing the novel, I met, talked, and interviewed a good number of Muslim-Americans who are gay. I met those who were open about their identity and comfortable in their own skin; I met those who were still hiding their sexual orientation from those closest to them due to fear and their [...]

By | 2018-03-24T00:17:30+00:00 June 15th, 2016|General|Comments Off on Terrorist or Tortured Soul?
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