Queer Shame

My sexual preference wasn’t something I allowed myself to realise or explore until I turned seventeen. Nevertheless, my attraction to women was something I accepted relatively easily and within a

Because I Am a Belly Dancer

BECAUSE I AM A BELLY DANCER Rina loves and lives belly dance, a traditional Egyptian form of expression proudly celebrated in Arabic cinema and culture. However in Egypt’s conservative society

Grasping Privilege

Being a black, “lightskin“, able bodied, educated, straight, cis-woman holding a German passport, who aspires to be a writer, struggles with mental health at times, studies in London and regularly