Topic: Homosexuality

Probably the first sex educator in the Arab world: screenshot from a video by Sandrine Atallah (photo: sexology-clinic.me)

Sex education

The Arab Spring's greatest success?

The stigma of being gay in Nigeria

Pakistani Hijras attend a transsexual demonstration in Copenhagen, Denmark on 15 August 2015 (photo: Imago/Dean Pictures)

Transgender rights

Pakistan's Hijra hold their heads high

Art installation by Nilbar Gures: shoe, rose and dildo (photo: CHROMA Istanbul)

Gay artists revisit Berlin-Istanbul relations

Queer forms migrate

Manoj Pajpayee stars as Prof. Ramchandra Siras in "Aligarh" (photo: indianexpress.com)

Film review: "Aligarh"

Sensitive portrait of a tragic story

Love forbidden on Iranian buses (photo: Mehr)

Lesbians in Iran

Between desire and taboo

"The Snake Charmer", by Jean-Leon Gerome (1824–1904), used on the cover of Edward Said's seminal work "Orientalism"

Jihad and homosexuality: a history of entanglement

Homophobic graffiti on a house wall (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Nimani)

Islam and homophobia

The hatred on our doorstep

Attending an event at the AKS Festival (photo: Sara-Duana Meyer)

Transgender activism in Pakistan

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The dynamic third gender

Abdellah Taia (photo: Hakan Lindquist)

Moroccan writer Abdellah Taia

Disenchantment and a hint of nostalgia

Bangladesh's first lesbian comic strip heroine, Dhee (photo: Boys of Bangladesh)

Introducing Dhee

Bangladesh's first lesbian comic strip heroine

Male belly dancer Erhan Ay trying on a costume (photo: DW/G. Köhne)

Male belly dancers in Turkey

Shimmying, swaying and gyrating to the beat

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