Interview of Slim

Slim discusses his experience of coming out to his family and navigating his parents' feelings about his identity while finding acceptance and support from his siblings, girlfriend and friends. Having grown up in an Egyptian Muslim community in Queens, he draws strength and resources from his varying identities.

Date of Interview:

May 5, 2017

Location of Interview:

CUNY Graduate Center

Place of birth:

Queens, New York



Interviewed by

Yana Calou

Summary by

Kirsten Adorian