On 10 October 2015 Sabah Choudrey was selected to speak at TEDx Brixton on identity – Brown Trans Queer Muslim and Proud. This is their story.

We’re in a culture that teaches queer people that we don’t deserve to be religious. We are taught to put faith only in ourselves because self love is the only love we will feel. Queer people don’t deserve faith or hope, because why pray when you’re already queer? “

“Many trans people go on a journey they call their transition. For me, this is my journey of reclamation. “

Read more on Sabah and identity at The Huffington Post