Ramadan Mubarak! Ramadan Shamil!

by Victoria Clarice Anderson

Ramadan Mubarak!

Attempts to establish a lexicon of non-degrading appropriate terms for the LGBT community in Arabic is an ongoing process first traced back to the end of the 1990’s.

In 2003, a group of LGBT identifying Arab women call the Mujadarra Grrls, published a bilingual glossary of positive expressions of sexuality in Arabic that included mithliyah for same gender loving. This glossary was generously funded by the A straea Foundation and the Horizons Foundation.

Check out this inspirational ode to an inclusive Ramadan for all!

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