About Mahdia Lynn

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[Image description: a white woman wearing a purple headscarf, purple glasses, magenta gloves and a black denim jacket holds a paper in one hand and a microphone in the other. A blue pin on her jacket reads “i [heart] my library”] Photo taken by Love & Struggle Photos in Chicago

Mahdia Lynn is a disabled bisexual transgender Shi’a Muslim woman. She is the Executive Director of Masjid al-Rabia, a women-centered LGBTQ affirming mosque, and is heavily involved in Chicago’s Faith and Justice communities. A prolific writer, educator and public speaker; Mahdia is dedicated to making communities safer for the most marginalized. She is an expert source at the intersection of Islam, gender & sexual diversity and dis/ability power. She is for-hire as a writer, educator, consultant and speaker.

From this website you can find her online published works, learn about her work as an educator and public speaker, and contact Mahdia for professional & media inquiries.