20 Nov 2016

Interview: Devyn Springer, Queer Black Muslim, On Homophobia In Islamic Spaces

In the first part of a three-part video from Roqayah Chamseddine’s “Islam In America” project, Devyn Springer talks about homophobia in Islamic spaces.

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The Stonewall Inn. Photo by yosoynuts on Flickr.
17 Jun 2016

Queer, Muslim, And Unwelcome At The ‘New Stonewall’

My experiences of homophobia, Islamophobia, and the crushing weight of living under capitalism cannot be conveniently separated out into different issues.

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Still from CNN broadcast of reporting on Omar Mateen in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando, FL.
15 Jun 2016

There Is Nothing Foreign About Orlando Shooter’s Beliefs

The hurried characterization of Omar Mateen as a foreign bogeyman goes well beyond reactionary, formulaic reciprocation; it is the lens through which all American Muslims are viewed.

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