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Is a gay rights movement possible in the Arab world? Not now, says Ryerson professor

Is a gay rights movement possible in the Arab world? Not now, says Ryerson professor

“Let me be a guide to you as a gay man of Arab descent,” Kamal Al-Solaylee said last Wednesday night at his lecture, “Is a Gay Rights Movement Possible in the Arab World?” Al-Solaylee is an associate professor at Ryerson’s School of Journalism. He’s written for the Toronto Star and the National Post, among others, and holds a PhD in […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News
Author, professor Kamal Al-Solaylee speaks to the audience on Oct. 1, 2014 at Ryerson on gay rights in the Arab world. The lecture was part of a series hosed by the International Issues Discussion.

Is a gay rights movement possible in the Arab world?

Intolerable: A Memoir of Extremes isn’t a book that should be placed on the top panel of your shelf where it gathers dust and grime. And Kamal Al-Solaylee, the author of the book, isn’t a man whose words should be ignored. Al-Solaylee, an associate professor at Ryerson’s School of Journalism, is an openly gay Arab from a conservative Muslim family […]

by Fatima Kazmi· · Opinion