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Feminists, Lesbians face up to Transgender lobby as J.K. Rowling controversy cascades

Author JK Rowling, who has come under fire for statements about trans activism that many have called transphobic, promoted an online store that sells items with offensive, anti-trans phrases. The website, called Wild Womyn Workshop, advertises pins with quotes including the phrases “Transwomen are men,” “Transmen are my sisters,” “Transition = conversion therapy,” …

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Alisher Navoi – the pride of Uzbek people

Uzbek literature’s classical period lasted from the 9th to the second half of the 19th century. During that period numerous literary works were produced, often under the patronage of Turkic emperors, kings, sultans, and emirs. The best-known patrons of the Turkic literature of the historical region known as Turkistan—which includes …

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10th Emirates Airline Festival of Literature kicks off

The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature kicked off its 10th anniversary celebrations on Thursday at the Cultural and Scientific Association, Al Mamzar, presenting Zaki Nussaibah, Minister of State, with this year’s Festival Personality Award. Each year, the Emirates Literature Foundation’s Board of Trustees recognises the major contribution of an individual …

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