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dc.contributor.advisor Fox, Kim
dc.contributor.author Amatory, Serage
dc.date.accessioned 2018-05-16T10:58:53Z
dc.date.available 2018-05-16T22:00:26Z
dc.date.created 2018-05-13
dc.date.issued 2018-05-16
dc.identifier.uri http://dar.aucegypt.edu/handle/10526/5421
dc.description The documentary tells the story of Tala, a dentistry student, who was born as a male but identifies as a female. Tala tells her story with suicidal attempts, hormones, The Azhar (religious entity) and family… In their turn, Arin, an American student at the American University in Cairo tells their story of being agender, meaning that they do not identify with either genders and are, in other words, gender non-binary or non-conforming… They (Arin) talk about dangers of Cairo life, harassment on the streets and sends out a strong message to people who are still transphobic. The document also sheds light on evidences of a third gender and transgenderism in Ancient Egyptian Culture and provides recent studies on suicidal rates among trans* communities… Featured in the document as well, is Noha El Nahhas, a senior counselor at the American University in Cairo’s Student Well Being Center. El Nahhas emphasizes on the importance of engaging such a disenfranchised community within the larger community in Cairo. en_US
dc.description.abstract This work, titled “A Nile of Sunk Identities: On Cairo and Gender”, is a short audio documentary telling the stories of two transgender persons living in Cairo. It portrays through their stories, the hardships and miseries that trans* people face in the Egyptian capital. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This documentary was partially recorded at The American University in Cairo Radio Studios. en_US
dc.format.extent 00:08:00 en_US
dc.format.medium documentaries en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights Author retains all rights with regard to copyright. en
dc.subject sex en_US
dc.subject sexuality en_US
dc.subject trans en_US
dc.subject transgender en_US
dc.subject gender en_US
dc.subject cairo en_US
dc.subject ancient egypt en_US
dc.subject egypt en_US
dc.subject nile en_US
dc.subject dentistry en_US
dc.subject international students en_US
dc.subject lgbt en_US
dc.subject lgbtq en_US
dc.subject lgbtq+ en_US
dc.subject hatshepsut en_US
dc.subject agender en_US
dc.subject homophobia en_US
dc.subject transphobia en_US
dc.subject lebanon en_US
dc.subject lebanese en_US
dc.subject idaho en_US
dc.subject.classification Other publications en_US
dc.title A Nile of sunk identities: On Cairo and gender en_US
dc.type Sound en_US
dc.subject.discipline Multimedia Journalism en_US
dc.subject.course JRMC 4460 en_US
dc.rights.access This item is available en_US
dc.contributor.department American University in Cairo. Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication en_US


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