Majnooni Confessions
Muslim Women Speak
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8 min readNov 5, 2017

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Q ueer Muslim Sex Worker: These are labels that aren’t supposed to go together, but in the life of Maryam, a genderfluid Pakistani Muslim person living in London, they do. A newly released, independently-funded podcast with this title by journalist Amy Ashenden aims to shed light on how Maryam’s different identities are sexualized, vilified, and ostracized in their own ways.

As she navigates her various forms of closetedness “like a maze,” Maryam’s candor lets the listener in on how…

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Majnooni Confessions
Muslim Women Speak

Welcome to Majnooni Confessions! I am Amira, a paradigm shifter enabling new realities on Earth through the creation of art and media that appeals to me.