What science taught me about being a Muslim drag quee‪n‬

TEDx SHORTS|TED Audio Collective (ted.com)


About the talk: For a long time, Amrou Al-Kadhi struggled to negotiate the intersections between their queer and Islamic heritage. These identities felt completely polarized, as if their identity were founded on a tectonic fault at constant risk of rupture. Yet, it was the unlikely world of quantum physics that allowed Al-Kadhi to find the magic of contradictions — and to revel in their intersectional identity. Listen and subscribe to TEDx SHORTS and more podcasts from the TED Audio Collective at audiocollective.ted.com.

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS: Atossa Leoni is the host of the TEDx SHORTS. She is an actress and performer who has been working since childhood in film, television, theater and audiobooks, and she’s fluent in five languages.Amrou Al-Kadhi

Amrou Al-Kadhi is a writer, performer and filmmaker whose work explores queer intersectionality.

One thought on “What science taught me about being a Muslim drag quee‪n‬”

  1. Nice! I’ll take a dive into this. If quantum ambiguity can help them deal with being Muslim and queer, it might help me too!

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