Zain Ahmed

“What does beautiful masculinity look like?” An Interview with D’Lo

June 12, 2015

D’Lo is a queer, transgender, masculine-of-center, Tamil Sri Lankan artist, poet, comedian, and actor. D’Lo has claimed success through performance art and entertainment work that have strong political messages tied to his identity. Recently, D’Lo has been featured on popular television shows such as Looking, Transparent, and Sense8. I had the opportunity to talk with … Read More

Ireland and the Institution of Marriage

May 29, 2015

This past week, Ireland passed the bill to legally mandate the institutional allowance of same-sex marriage throughout the country. This bill was supported by a sixty-two percent voter turnout rate, challenging the country’s long held presence of conservative Catholicism. The Vatican’s Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, called this new law “a defeat for humanity.” … Read More

Analyzing the Zaynsanity

April 17, 2015

From announcing his leave from One Direction, to leaking a new demo with producer Naughty Boy, and most recently being referenced in Bill Maher’s talk show, Zayn Malik has been in the headlines frequently these past few weeks. On leaving One Direction, Malik expresses that he is looking for something new and unique in his career … Read More