Always Sexualized But Never Prioritized

December 1, 2023 By Kero Saleib As the Founder of Middle Eastern Nights, an event created by queer folks and is for queer folks, I get to see and observe...

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My Journey as a Sexologist: Carine Abou Dahab's, B.A. Sexology

Carine Abou Dahab, a passionate human and a dedicated sexologist with over a decade of experience in sexual health, shares her profound journey in an insightful interview with Habibi Plz....

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Stirring the Heart and Tastebuds: Food Resilience

In the heart of downtown Toronto, the Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF) takes place annually between the months of September to October. This year TPFF took place September 27 to...

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Habibi Please X Meem Toronto Mark International Lesbian Day

On International Lesbian Day, we recognize the strength and hard work of lesbian women, femmes, and gender nonconforming activists, community leaders, friends and lovers in our region. Despite a history...

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Challenging Stereotypes: Embracing SWANA/Arab Identity in the West

Fighting off stereotypes is a shared experience for many of SWANA (Southwest Asian and North African)/Arab individuals living in the west. These stereotypes are deeply entrenched in political discourse and...

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Preserving Identity Through Film, Art, and Cuisine: The Toronto Palestine Film Festival 2023

Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF) has kicked off its 16th annual festivities, from September 27 to October 1, 2023. TPFF has been taking place in the heart of downtown Toronto since 2008 to...

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Breaking the Chains of Transgenerational Trauma: The Journey to Healing

Have you ever thought about what we inherit from our family beyond our appearance? It's akin to a family tree; we may be the fresh leaves, but our roots grow...

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Exploring Calligraffiti: An Interview with Facies

“The real identity is the one we forge for ourselves, the one created in our soul.” - Facies Art has a unique power to transcend boundaries, spark conversations, and bridge...

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