Author: Joseph Mayton

Ertugrul, president of a Muslim homosexual association in Turkey, stands near the Istiklal Avenue as he poses for a photograph in Istanbul on 28 July 2013 (photo: OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

LGBT asylum seekers

A silent revolution

The largest  mosque in the US is situated in Dearborn, Michigan (photo: dpa)

Muslims in America

New Wave of Anti-Islamic Sentiment

Egyptian army soldiers drag a female protester along the ground during clashes at Tahrir Square in Cairo in December 2011 (photo: Reuters)

Mona Eltahawy's controversial article in <i>Foreign Policy</i> magazine


An Attempt to Portray Arab Women as Victims

Hamdeen Sabahi (photo: dpa/ picture alliance)

Egyptian Presidential Candidate Hamdeen Sabahi

From Outlier to Serious Contender

Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh (photo: Remy Steinegger/

Presidential Candidate Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh

Egypt's Future Middle-Ground Man?

George Ishak (photo: EPA)

Interview with George Ishak

''We Need a New Revolution''

Advertising material for Baheya Mohammed, the first Egyptian candidate to stand for election in a niqab (photo: dapd)

The Role of Religion in Egyptian Society

''Dictatorship is out in Egypt''