March 9, 2019

The Yazidis – A Case for Justice, Retribution and Help

Hafsa says people see her headscarf and assume she is straight, married or a parent
February 12, 2019

Too Queer to Be Muslim and too Muslim to Be Queer

September 3, 2018

Love & Violence: Inside Morocco’s LGBT+ Community

Allah loves equality, decriminalise homosexuality in Morocco #LoveisLove
July 10, 2018

LGBT+ from Turkey to Morocco: Allah Loves Equality

July 10, 2018

The Rise of Iraq’s Young Secularists


The Rise of Iraq’s Young Secularists

MOSUL, Iraq—Rayyan Hadidi was 18 years old when he lost his faith. It was July 2006, and he was on his way to school when he stumbled upon a cheering crowd that had gathered near a local mosque. The group, made up mostly of mosque leaders and worshippers, had encircled two men accused of vol


Tunisian LGBT+ Organisation under Attack

The Tunisian government is attempting to dissolve Shams, a local association that defends the rights of LGBT+ people. Tunisian authorities have launched an appeal to overturn a 2016 court ruling, which concluded Shams, following previous attempts to shut the organization down. The authorities app

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Turkey: The Battle for Leadership of the Muslim Majority World

When Turkish vice-president Fuat Oktay and foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu became this weekend the first high-level foreign government delegation to travel  to Christchurch they were doing more than expressing solidarity with New Zealand's grieving Muslim community. (more…)


The Yazidis – A Case for Justice, Retribution and Help

Towards the end of February 2019, coalition troops engaged in the assault on Islamic State’s last stronghold – Baghuz on the banks of the Euphrates in eastern Syria – made a gruesome discovery.  Dumped in dustbins they found the heads of 50 Yazidi women who had been forced to act as sex slaves to