The Book Report: Abeer Hoque

I’ve been trying to diversify my reading list for years now by picking books by women, authors of colour, translated works, works from countries not usually represented in the… More

Mona Eltahawy: Headscarves and Hymens (video)

Cairo-based Egyptian writer and activist Mona Eltahawy, a fearless advocate for human rights in her home country and in the Arab world at large, discussed her new book, Headscarves… More

The Tubman Sisterhood

Not only was Donya about to become Egypt’s first woman president, she was also openly bisexual and a poet, the perfect antidote to decades of hypermasculine Egyptian politics. More

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