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Episode 122 [in English]: Creative Conversations: Queer transnational activism in the Middle East

Hosted by National Queer Theater & Dixon Place, and moderated by Sivan Battat, a panel with activists from across the Middle East and North Africa region discussed Transgender and Transnational Activism.

What does queer and transgender activism look like in this region? In conversation around Amahl Khouri’s documentary play She He Me, following the true stories of three Arab characters who challenge gender norms, the panel explored queer experience in the region, activism on the ground, and how the Middle Eastern and North African Diaspora can support this work.

The panel features Amahl Khouri, Hashem Hashem, and Pooya Mohseni.  Please visit Dixon Place’s website to read more about the panelists!

http://dixonplace.org/performances/creative-conversations-queer-transnational-activism-in-the-middle-east/ 

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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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