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Ramy Eletreby
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Ramy Eletreby is a queer, Muslim, Egyptian American theater artist, writer and educator from Los Angeles, California. A contributing author to Salaam, Love: American Muslim Men on Love, Sex and Intimacy. Ramy holds an MA in Applied Theatre from the CUNY School of Professional Studies and believes theater is a powerful tool for social change, critical thinking, dialogue. Ramy practices theater in community-based settings and has collaborated on theater projects both local and abroad, Ramy has worked in prisons, schools, places of worship, riverbanks, forests, and other magical places where one would not expect to find theater.

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Coming Out in the Muslim Community

(6) Comments | Posted June 26, 2014 | 7:52 PM

One of the greatest heartbreaks in my life occurred after coming out at the age of 24: I lost my Muslim community. After my public coming out, via an article in The Los Angeles Times, and the backlash that came with it, I retreated. I distanced myself from the people...

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