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Selam Mussie

Selam is a media and communications consultant specializing in gender and media as well as media for social change. She has years of experience as a writer, strategist, campaigner, researcher, and trainer. In addition to this, she is also the founder and leader of multiple projects and initiatives in areas of fighting gender based violence, mainstreaming women’s rights and inclusion, media and social analysis, social movement data mapping in Africa, and more. Selam can be reached on Twitter - @Selam_Mussie - where she often shares her works and projects.

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Rambles of Everyday Resistance

Posted Fri 20 Nov 2020 - 11:46 | 3,928 views

A beautiful essay that explores how to navigate the complexities of sexuality and personhood for Ethiopians, and how the traditional form known as qene or wax-and-gold is the perfect metaphor for negotiating and living dual realities.

Image description: Composite image of young people in Ethiopia