As well as trying to build the power of queer Muslims in London, the group seeks to embody its ideals of inclusion in its own internal practices, developing and sharing power among their members – often based on ancient Islamic traditions.
Dear English Civil Society: A day ago we didn’t know each other. We came into a room, full of honesty, vulnerability and a deep desire for change. We quickly realised we were all telling the same stories from different corners of the same country. We urgently need to tell those stories, we need you to …
Over the past four months, people from across the local community have been coming together to create a Befriending Service for Mansfield.
Alone and a very, very long way from home - how is this local community group in South Shields welcoming refugees and asylum seekers?
We’re having different conversations about immigration, race and community. They are successful, and fun, and they could change the world.
It is important that we manage to retain the balance between civil society in response to need, and civil society for fun: civil society is not only good for society, but also good for the people who take part.
Do all divides and tensions reflect deeper social issues which affect everyone - like education, housing, employment and safety? Maybe if we could make these things better, attitudes and integration would follow.
Only by telling a new story will Mansfield put the Brexit narrative to bed -- but that story is yet unwritten
How do you tackle climate change in your backyard? How do you kickstart biodiversity in the deserts of Jordan? It turns out... it's all about relationships.
We’re losing space; the spaces where we used to come together to talk, to dance, to debate, to play, to make love, to form new ideas about the world.