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Episode 109 [in English]: Rainbow Street


We talked to Rainbow Street Co-Founder & Executive Director Kevin Steen! Rainbow Street is an international protection organization for LGBTQ people in the Middle East and North Africa.  It partners with local organizers to provide shelter and other resources for queer people in need.  During this episode, we discussed what led to the founding of this organization, the roles of Rainbow Street in its various locations, what the word “activist” can mean, and more.  Check out the website here!

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Episode 53 in English: She He Me

Raphael Khouri, a playwright who lives in Germany, is in Vienna at the moment for their play, She He Me, to be shown at the Kosmos Theater!  The Jordanian playwright is bringing such important queer (specifically trans) Arab representation to theater.  It was truly an honor to talk to Raphael, and we love the work they’re doing.  Thank you all for listening!  To get in touch with Raphael, you can email them at [email protected] and/or connect with them on Facebook (Raphaël Aimé Khouri) and Instagram @raphael_khouri.

The play will be performed from March 1 to March 16!
https://kosmostheater.at/produktion/she-he-me/?fbclid=IwAR2WWfYOgwMn5GEWRybtYeeJLSEKjhEh1eQTM9N8wBkMX8ycI5AGxX_yGng

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