Informational, Opinion, Supportive

Education is necessary – Development Education

Since I’ve left Germany, where education is mostly free and the general view is that everyone should have access to it, I started experiencing what happens when that’s not the case. I could have written this as well: Since I left Germany and the privileged circle I was integrated in, I started… In the UK… Continue reading Education is necessary – Development Education

Informational, Opinion

The case of/for Shamima Begum

I’ve been thinking about this for almost a week now. To be honest, even longer than that, but Shamima’s little boy’s death touched and pained me even more. How do you write about this case without getting too emotional? When I think about the response to the loss of Shamima’s third child, it makes me… Continue reading The case of/for Shamima Begum

Experience, Informational, Opinion

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun and her roar for liberty

Imagine you were born a Muslim. Imagine, you renounced Islam. You don’t live in Germany, nor in the UK. You don’t even live in the US or another secular country. You live in Saudi Arabia, where renouncing Islam can cost your life. What would you do? Would you say it out loud? Really? You would,… Continue reading Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun and her roar for liberty

Experience, Informational, Supportive

Muslim women are not monolithic…

Please have a look at this voice, that should be heard by everyone, who'd like to broaden their horizons in terms of what a Muslim woman could be like, my journey with sexuality. This blog is full of articles, that show, that Muslim women are not a homogenous group. They are different and not only… Continue reading Muslim women are not monolithic…

Informational

#Intersexdayofsolidarity

Today, November 8th, is #Intersexdayofsolidarity. While I can't say much about it, I'd like to link to some sources, that raise awareness and can give you a bit of an insight. Intersex means that you are born with an anatomy that doesn't fit typical binary notions of female and male bodies. A good read is… Continue reading #Intersexdayofsolidarity