‘We Have Always Been Here:’ A Soul-Stirring Pride Month Read

How a Pakistani woman redefines home, re-embraces faith, and reinvents her identity

Brina Patel
Jun 19 · 5 min read
Kindle e-reader on a satin, navy fabric, showing the cover of ‘We have always been here’, a queer memoir.
Photo by the author

TW/CW: Mentions of Islamophobia as part of the memoir’s narrative.

Ahh, the memoir.

This genre fills a longing within the deepest facets of my being. And I find myself…