Samra Habib

Samra Habib is a journalist and a visual activist. Her groundbreaking photo documentary series Just me and Allah: Photographs of Queer Muslims has exhibited around the world and has garnered praise by the Guardian, Vanity Fair Italia, i-D, BBC, NPR, Washington Post, the Advocate, PBS Newshour and many other international media outlets. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, the Guardian, Vice, the Advocate, The Globe and Mail, Public Radio International and Fashion magazine. She has been invited to speak about Islam, gender and sexuality by Columbia University, Harvard, Wellesley College, University of North Carolina and the World Social Forum. She continues to work with various LGBTQI organizations internationally to raise awareness about issues that impact queer Muslims in different parts of the world. Samra was born in Lahore, Pakistan and moved to Canada with her family as a refugee.