Fiction featuring Care Experience

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Son of Sin

Omar Sakr

2022

Son of Sin tells the story of Jamal who is coming to terms with being a queer Arab-Australian Muslim. He is growing up in an Australia where Islamophobio is rife and in a Muslim community that considers homosexuality as haram, a sin. Jamal lives with his mother and his brother, Moses, but for the first 7 years of his life he lived with an aunty, thinking the aunty was his mother.