For a long time, Amrou Al-Kadhi struggled to negotiate the intersections between their queer and Islamic heritage. These identities felt completely polarised, as if Amrou's identity was founded on a tectonic fault at constant risk of rupture. Yet, it was the unlikely world of quantum physics that allowed Amrou to find the magic of contradictions, and to revel in their intersectional identity. This talk was filmed at TEDxLondon.
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