Yusuf Tamanna

Culture

british queer muslims sound off on the uk's lgbtq lessons debate

In the past month, queer Muslims have had to sit back and watch as both their faith and their sexuality are relentlessly put under the microscope.
Yusuf Tamanna
4.4.19
Opinion

why aren't more people talking about netflix's razor-sharp sitcom 'one day at a time'?

The Netflix reboot of 70s comedy 'One Day at a Time' is quite possibly the best (and most important) show on screens right now.
Yusuf Tamanna
2.21.19
Opinion

'popular': the 90s show that walked so ‘riverdale’ could run

Cancelled after just two seasons, 'Popular' creator Ryan Murphy said years later the network was only interested in its gay characters if they were made to suffer.
Yusuf Tamanna
1.17.19
Film

riz ahmed: 'I don't want to escape my ethnicity, it's not about that'

Ahead of the release of 'Venom', a Marvel comic adaption in which he plays a billionaire industrialist, we spoke to Riz Ahmed about typecasting, diversity and the dangers of call-out culture.
Yusuf Tamanna
9.25.18
Culture

does 'the hills' have a place in 2018?

It was a pioneer of the scripted-reality format we’ve become so obsessed with. But how will it fair in a culture that’s ultimately outgrown it?
Yusuf Tamanna
8.29.18
Opinion

grindr has a new app to address discrimination

Grindr’s upcoming rebrand to ‘Kindr’ says “It’s time to play nice” -- but what can an app do to solve the epidemic of discrimination among gay men?
Yusuf Tamanna
8.9.18
Think Pieces

when did we start referring to ourselves as queer?

The history of the word queer takes in everything from Oscar Wilde, to the Stonewall Riots, to reality TV.
Yusuf Tamanna
6.19.18
Think Pieces

where do queer muslims go during ramadan?

Many LGBTQ+ Muslims are forced to create their own safe spaces.
Yusuf Tamanna
4.18.18