Religion


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Lourdes Dolores Follins is a Black, queer psychotherapist, author, and public speaker on the mental health and well-being of queer, trans and intersex people of color. She has been a social worker for nearly 30 years, and was a professor at the City University of New York and a mental health researcher.

Added 12/15/21 | Location: New Jersey | Subjects: ,

Ameer Al-Khatahtbeh is the founder and editor-in-chief of Muslim.co, an online community and media outlet created for and by millennial and Gen Z Muslims. The platform has more than two million followers across Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and Snapchat.

Added 12/02/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Satjeet Kaur is the executive director of the Sikh Coalition, the largest Sikh civil rights organization in the United States.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: Minnesota | Subjects: ,

Robin Washington is a longtime journalist and transportation writer and editor-at-large of The Forward, America’s oldest Jewish journalism outlet.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Hanin Ghaddar is the Friedmann Fellow at The Washington Institute’s Geduld Program on Arab Politics, where she focuses on Shia politics throughout the Levant.

Updated 04/16/21 | Location: Connecticut | Subjects: , ,

Zareena Grewal is an associate professor of American studies, ethnicity, race, migration, and religious studies at Yale University.

Added 08/10/17 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Hussein Rashid is the founder of islamicate, L3C- a consultancy focused on religious liberty and cultural competency.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Dalia Fahmy is an associate professor of political science at Long Island University, where she teaches courses on U.S. foreign policy, international relations, and politics of the Middle East.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: New Jersey | Subjects: , ,

Eddie S. Glaude Jr. is the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor and department chair of African American studies at Princeton University.

Added 04/25/17 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Vamsee Juluri is a professor of media studies and Asian studies at the University of San Francisco.

Updated 04/21/21 | Location: Israel, Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Aziz Abu Sarah, a Palestinian who was raised in Jerusalem, is a peace activist, co-founder of Middle East Justice Development Initiative Tours and the author of Crossing Boundaries: A Traveler’s Guide to World Peace (2020).

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: Washington | Subjects: ,

Nisi Shawl is a writer of speculative fiction. Their story collection Filter House co-won the James Tiptree, Jr.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Laila Lalami is a Moroccan-American writer and a professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside.

Updated 04/21/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Akbar Ahmed is a diplomat and the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University in Washington, D.C. He is an expert on contemporary Islam.

Updated 04/11/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Jason E. Shelton is an associate professor of sociology and anthropology and director of the Center for African American Studies at the University of Texas, Arlington.

Updated 04/08/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , , ,

Sherine Hafez is a professor and the chair of the Gender and Sexuality Studies department at the University of California, Riverside.

Updated 01/15/21 | Location: Pennsylvania | Subjects:

Anthea Butler is an associate professor of religious studies and Africana studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

Added 01/21/13 | Location: Washington | Subjects: ,

Peter Chin is the lead pastor of Rainier Avenue Church in Seattle, a multi-ethnic congregation located in one of the most diverse zip codes of the United States.

Added 01/10/13 | Location: Wisconsin | Subjects: , ,

Asifa Quraishi-Landes is a professor of law at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She specializes in comparative Islamic and U.S.

Updated 12/11/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects:

Eboo Patel is the founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core. The organization’s goal is to promote respect for religious diversity and encourage interfaith dialogue.