Queerness in the Arab World Article: Photo of family on table staring at you in discontent. Reads above them: "Do you have to upset us with your feminism?"
Queerness in the Arab World: A tool to challenge a subversive reality?

“Normative social categories can be disrupted through everyday performances of resistance.”

Lebanese women hold candle-lit vigil in tribute to four murdered women in Beirut, Lebanon, December 23 2017. REUTERS/Isam Abdallah
Call toxic masculinity by its name

Mazen Harfoush’s crime is not an isolated incident. He is one of many Lebanese men who have taken the lives of their spouses to assert their dominance.

The work of Marlene Juliane, an illustrator based in Germany, often redefines femininity using nudity and body hair.
The Artists of Instagram on the Real Women of the World

It’s high time that hegemonic “feminine” standards are ousted by the realities of what it means to be a woman. Marlene Juliane’s art does that.

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I Got My Period

If they asked, I would say that I didn’t know who the pad was for.

Illustration by Christina Atik showing three women holding megaphones. The first woman, with medium-length black hair and a crop top is saying "All the catastrophes are patriarchal." The second woman, with short hair and a loose white shirt continues "And feminism." The third woman, with a white hijab, adds "Is the solution."
On they march: Hundreds protest for women’s rights in Lebanon

Women in Lebanon are angry, and rightfully so. Nationality, criminal, personal status, and labour laws.

The Arab ‘Stepford Wives’: A Deceiving And Ailing Vanity

In 1972, the late playwright and novelist Ira Levin wrote a novel about a city.