Leel Yousef

Leel Yousef is an LGBTIQ activist and researcher from Syria. Leel has a BA from the Higher Institute for Dramatic Arts and an MA in comparative literature from Damascus University.

The Tantat of Syrian theater and the rituals of the last days

01 March 2024
Who can refute the profound influence of time and place in shaping individual and cultural identities? Jean Genet's narrative, his intimate moments in Damascus during the late twenties and his...
Strategies for rebellion: A queer reading of the Syrian revolution

06 October 2020
"To be queer in the revolution means that you have to remain silent as if you yourself were responsible for all the massacres, shelling and displacement, while no one seems...

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