Shakira Hussein

Shakira Hussein has recently completed a MacKenzie postdoctoral fellowship on Muslim women, gendered violence and racialised political discourse at the Asia Institute, University of Melbourne.


Amina’s lesson on contradiction

GR OnlineMY SISTER AMINA is the only Muslim lesbian I know. When I told her this, she said I was stereotyping both lesbians and Muslims, and for all that I knew I might have met hundreds of lesbian Muslims. Somehow...


MemoirSelected for The Best Australian Essays 2011 I TRIED NOT to jump to conclusions. I remembered Oklahoma – those few hours (or was it days?) during which people thought that the blasted government building, its child-care centre littered with tiny...

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