Homoeroticism in Homophobic Islamic Countries: Egypt as a Case Study

“Islam has ended homosexual practices, not homoerotic sentiment” – Homoeroticism and homosexuality in Islam, Sabine Schmidtke In this paper, the relationship between homoeroticism and homophobia in Muslim countries will be explained while mainly focusing on Egypt, through mentioning a brief introduction about Egypt’s history and the rise of Islam, and reflecting the differences between the past…

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Grasping Privilege

My journey of grasping privilege started off in a Bavarian primary school full of immigrants’ children frowned upon by society and “destined” to leave education early. I was always top of my class, probably because I am smart, definitely because I spoke German perfectly. My German social-worker Mum had dragged me to virtually all museums…

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If You Look Like Me

Dear fellow white people, https://twitter.com/pinko_snob/status/955485345457598465 This sign epitomizes white feminism / neoliberal complacency. If Hillary was president, we’d still have institutionalized slavery via mass incarceration, police brutality & class warfare, but you’d be at brunch not caring about it. pic.twitter.com/PDo6IM6oDO — Signe Pierce (@sigggnasty) January 22, 2018 if you look like me, you have no…

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Futura Free

What do you wanna be when you grow up? Have you started looking at any career options? I am on the verge of finishing my university degree: sketching a trajectory, defining my course of action and giving a shape to my aspirations has become somewhat pressing. In the West, we are brought from the youngest…

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