queer feminist activist
Zeynep Kuyumcu is a queer feminist activist living in Istanbul, Turkey. She earned her B.A. degree in Sociology and Master's degree in Cultural Studies where she conducted ethnographic research with LGBT Muslims in Turkey. Looking at sexual, religious and spiritual negotiations of LGBT Muslims, Zeynep addresses the ways in which LGBT Muslims have developed creative approaches to the tensions that exist between Islam, sexuality, piety and spirituality in her thesis.