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Those Who Left and Those Who Stayed


From: Between Certain Death and a Possible Future


This chapter details the author’s experiences growing up as a gay man in Eqypt, and his work with refugees and migrants who have been affected by HIV.



Ahmed Awadalla

Ahmed Aawadalla is a sex educator, psychosocial worker, writer, retired pharmacist, and recovering workaholic. Their work has focused on the intersections between health, sexuality, gender, and migration across Egypt and Germany. They are also engaged in antiracist activism, particularly from a queer refugee perspective. Their writing has been featured on Global Voices and other platforms, and can also be found on their blog, Rebel with a Cause.