identity

identity

BY May 11, 2012

Harneel “Neel” Singh shares his experiences of being a Sikh student in the U.S. and wearing his patka.

BY May 03, 2012

I'm unsure of why Newsweek refers to these images as "photo illustrations" but I think they miss out on the complexities of the issues at hand when they frame it in this way. To be sure, I can understand why many people like these photos. They are stunning images; the article's title is gripping.

BY September 29, 2011
BY June 19, 2009

The topic of gender and sexuality is on our long list of shows we want to produce in the coming year — in particular, a show on transgender people. The videos above and below are excerpts from Be Like Others, a documentary about a number of young men who are transsexuals living in Iran and pursuing surgical changes.

In these two clips, Iranian-American director Tanaz Eshaghian shows the complex, multi-layered conversations and struggles for transgender people living in an Islamic state — from conversations about proper attire and wearing of the hijab to familial struggles about cultural norms.

BY June 03, 2009

Carefully selecting language in an invitation for expressions of Muslim identity.

BY October 17, 2008

A quote from Oglala Lakota tribe member Ryan Wilson, referring to tribal elders who were listening to young girls singing in Arapaho.

BY April 02, 2008


(photo: Lastexit/Flickr)

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