The Book of Job & the Ludlul-Bel-Nimeqi

Job in English is the equivalent to: Modern Hebrew: Iyyov Mesoretic Herbrew: ʾIyyôḇ Qu’ranic Arabic: Ayyūb The Ludlul-Bel-Nimeqi is a Babylonian poem which chronicles the lament of a good man suffering undeservedly. Also known as `The Poem of the Righteous Sufferer’, the title translates as “I will praise the Lord of Wisdom”. In the poem,…

Why we need Trans Pride

This summer Brighton hosted Europe’s first ever trans pride march as part of its second annual Trans Pride weekend. Traditional pride events encompass transgender people by default under the LGBT umbrella. However, there has been a growing frustration that at such celebrations, the T – as well as coming last in the acronym – is…