On an entirely superficial level, I find these photographs to be aesthetically pleasing (thanks to Marylou of All Bliss Photography)! I’d like to think she captured our connection beautifully. We are not models, mind you, just two normal human beings—utterly in love.
Furthermore, the representation of Arabs in the media is bleak, so I think it’s a radical act to consciously show up as something other than villains.
This is our counter-narrative.Read More