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Ramy El-Etreby


Ramy Eletreby is a writer, performer, director and arts-based facilitator. He engages communities across Southern California in art-making, dialogue and critical thinking.

Rally On Steps Of California State Capitol Protests Passage Of Prop 8. | Photo: Max Whittaker / Stringer

Fighting Back with Our Art: A Letter to the New Administration

"Dear members of the new administration...This queer artist of color wants you to know that LGBTQ artists will not be silent."
"Spa Night," a movie by Andrew Ahn (featured)

'Spa Night' Uses the Korean Spa Setting to Explore Family, Queer Sexuality, and Intersectionality

"Spa Night" director Andrew Ahn says that a major force driving him to make films is a desire to tell the stories of queer people of color not represented in mainstream media.
Mayme Clayton, 1973 (cropped for header)
Lost LA

Preserving African-American History: The Legacy of Mayme A. Clayton

A 9-year-old's visit to her school library sparked a lifelong quest to collect the history and cultural works of African-Americans.
The Shahadah(Declaration of Islam): There is no God but God. And Muhammad is God's Messenger I Photo: Jonathan Olivares

Embracing Ramadan in the LGBTQ Muslim Community

During Ramadan, when sunset comes, Muslims gather to break their fast together. We bond over the struggle, we eat "Iftar" (breakfast, literally), we laugh, we pray, and we make memories.
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