Links to interviews in print, online and on air

MSNBC Adam Howard interview June 15, 2016:

“American Lesbian Defends Muslim World”

Book Review, First Tie Your Camel, Then Trust in God

GSCENE (National, United Kingdom—Print and Online Book Review page 67 under Page’s Pages, by Eric Page. August issue, 2016

New book: Lesbian/feminist lived in Arab world for 16 years (Part I) Posted on August 19, 2016 The Chestnut Hill Local is an independent weekly newspaper serving the neighborhood of Chestnut Hill, in Northwest Philadelphia.

Feminist/lesbian tells us about living in Muslim world (Part II)

Posted on September 23, 2016 by Len Lear by Len Lear Chivvis Moore, 71, is a lesbian and feminist who lived for 16 years in the Arab world, including 11 years in the Palestinian West Bank, controlled by Israel. Most of us would assume that an avowed lesbian and feminist could not possibly survive intact while living for so many years in the […]

Chivvis Moore: Why we need to understand Muslim women better, by Lee Suckling in Stuff – Life & Style, New Zealand, August 5, 2016

“Here’s What It’s Like To Be An American Lesbian In The Middle East”

Epicure & Culture

Women Shouldn’t Run Away from the Middle East – OMTimes Magazine

Sep 16, 2016 – by Chivvis Moore. The Welcome of the Middle East. When I arrived in Cairo in 1978, I was welcomed into the home of an Egyptian woman, the …



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I have scheduled your interview to air the afternoon of 06-28-16, the program begins at 505 PM Central Time and the interview will be on at about 520 PM.

Here is a link to our website:

KPFA – Women’s Magazine with Kate Rafael

Monday, July 4 2016 at 1:00 pm on KPFA or check the archives

Chivvis Moore discusses her new memoir, First Tie Your Camel, Then Trust In God: An American Feminist in the Arab World.  Moore lived in the Middle East for 17 years, including three in Egypt, two in Syria, and 11 in Palestine.  She talks about what attracted her and what she learned about Muslim and Arab culture, volunteering as a medic in Jenin Refugee Camp immediately after the brutal siege of 2002, the impact of Western funding on the Palestinian women’s movement, and how community helps people make it through intolerable situations. On 94.1 FM in Berkeley and Northern California, online anywhere at After broadcast the segments will be available on our website or check the archives


“An Unlikely Ex-Pat: Chivvis Moore recounts her time in the Middle East,” by Jacqueline Rupp, Philadelphia Weekly, July 26, 2016


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