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Afdhere Jama : biography

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Afdhere Jama (born 1980) is an American writer and filmmaker of Somali origin.

Jama was born and raised in Somalia. He moved to America when he was a teenager. Between the years 2000 and 2010, he was the editor of Huriyah, a magazine by and for LGBT Muslims. Jama identifies as queer and Muslim.. Whosoever Magazine

Political views

According to Jama, "My main difference with the majority of Muslims is the belief that a Jewish homeland is an important progress for all of us, especially one in their ancestral land of Israel". He continued, "Muslims in the United States must decide whether they see groups like Hamas and Hizbullah as legitimate resistance or the cause of Muslim troubles in the region"., The Christian Science Monitor, By Omar Sacirbey, August 4, 2006


  • Angelenos (2013) Angelenos(2012) at the
  • Bits (2012) Bits(2012) at the
  • Over the Rainbow (2011) (segment "Carlita") Over the Rainbow(2011) at the
  • Apart (2010) Apart(2010) at the
  • From Here To Timbuktu (2010) (segment "Trio") From Here To Timbuktu(2010) at the
  • Rebound (2009) Rebound(2009) at the
  • Ani (2009) Ani (One Nation Many Voices)
  • Berlinsomnia (2008)
  • Shukaansi (2007)


  • . Whosoever Magazine.
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  • . Afrol Magazine.
  • . Positive Nation Magazine.
  • . Trikone Magazine. (PDF)


  • Illegal Citizens: Queer Lives in the Muslim World (2008)Asha Menon, , New Indian Express, January 17, 2009
  • At Noonday with the Gods of Somalia (2004)Somali Poet Mahamud Siad Togane, , Togane.Org, Sep 06, 2004
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