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.