Friday, July 21
Join us for a discussion about reconciling identity, religion, and culture through body reclamation and decolonization.
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Black Arab Queer Woman
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Amuna Ali (she/her) is an Advocate, Author, Speaker, and Body Reclamation Activist.
Amuna's Full Bio
Amuna Ali (She/Her) Is a Somali-Yemeni-Emirati, Black & Queer rights activist. Passionate about social justice and public service, Amuna founded the Black Arabs Collective, a project of personal dedication to the experience of the Black community in the Arab world. A platform created to combat to the socialized anti-Blackness, as well as create a system of counter-education against the cultural rhetoric and persistent racism in Southwest Asia and North Africa.
She believes that is our responsibility to create ladders of opportunity for those coming up behind us by opportunities of educating and by holding others accountable as an act of love and desire to create a more equitable future.
Amuna lives in Canada after living in the UAE for 30 years. This comes in her search for safety to live openly and freely as a proud Black Queer Arab woman – especially after being part of “This Arab Is Queer: An Anthology by LGBTQ+ Arab Writers”.
She is now the Associate Executive Director of the Marginalized Majority, a community-led registered Non-profit leading intersectional education and training programs that focus on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging tailored for marginalized Global South 2SLGBTQIA+.