Cooking Up Pride and Community at the LGBT Center’s Annual Garden Party
There’s nothing more queer than cobbling together something fabulous out of very little.
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“We unlock the doors and people show up,” he says, extending me a personal invitation as well. “And every dinner party I’m ever at, there’s always a moment that I have this out of body experience . . . I pause and I just feel like I float above the table and I feel community happening.”
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As euphoric as my queer epiphany felt, I’d had it as my mother lay sick. It felt like I was reentering the world as my mother was leaving it.
“It was this Islam, the Islam of authenticity, community, justice, and love, that showed me how to be a truer version of myself.”