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Salafi Secrets: Local artist ZĀN is telling his own story

Salafi Secrets: Local artist ZĀN is telling his own story

ZĀN has a secret to share. The local musician has dropped an all-new single that absolutely oozes queer sensuality with its soaring vocals, inspired new soul sound and just a splash of Beyoncé. The young artist and WAAPA graduate are gearing up to release their first EP this July, so we sat down with Zain […]

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First trans newsreader in Pakistan makes history

First trans newsreader in Pakistan makes history

Marvia Malik has made her television debut last week as the first out transgender newsreader on Pakistani television. Malik is the newest addition to Pakistan’s Kohenoor network, and says she has been overwhelmed with support from around the world since her first appearance on screen. “I got a lot of appreciation from those associated with […]

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Mawaan Rizwan asks ‘How Gay is Pakistan?’ on ABC2

Mawaan Rizwan asks ‘How Gay is Pakistan?’ on ABC2

ABC2 is set to air a BBC produced documentary this Friday night that explores the lives of LGBT people living in Pakistan. Pakistani-Briton Mawaan Rizwan heads back to South Asia to try and better understand why his Pakistani parents struggled with their son coming out as a gay man. Homosexuality is illegal in Pakistan, garnering […]

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World News

World News

UGANDA New Anti-Gay Bill Proposed Homosexuality is punishable by prison sentences in Uganda, in some cases for life. Promoting homosexuality is also illegal in the country. A new bill has been proposed that would forbid foreign non-government organisations from promoting homosexuality. This would mean that organiSations that assist LGBTI people would be operating illegally. Critics […]

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What If You Were Queer and Muslim?

What If You Were Queer and Muslim?

There’s no denying that religion and diverse sexuality don’t always go hand in hand. Although views are slowly shifting, this turmoil that many religious queers face day to day is still prevalent globally. Imagine being part of a religion that doesn’t even like to discuss heterosexual sex? Traditional Islam holds conservative views that shun any […]

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