You are now required to complete the assigned readings for tomorrow :
Joseph Massad, Desiring Arabs, Chapter 3
Afsaneh Najmabadi, Professing Selves: Transsexuality and Same-Sex Desire in Contemporary Iran, excerpt
as well as Benjamin Thomas White, The Emergence of Minorities in the Middle East. Conclusion.
And answer the following questions:
1- In your opinion, what arguments and outcomes does White arrive at in his closing chapter ? (conclusion part)
And no.2, answer either:
Do the gay and transexual communities in the Middle East fit in the category of minority described by White in his book. ?
OR, what does the author of Desiring Arabs (Joseph A. Massad) argue in chapter 3 of his book.
Each answer should be one short paragraph. I do not need very long and detailed explanations.