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Samra Habib

Samra Habib
Photo by Yuula Benivolski

Samra Habib is a writer, photographer, and activist. As a journalist she's covered topics ranging from fashion trends and Muslim dating apps to the rise of Islamophobia in the US. Her writing has appeared inThe New York Times, The Guardian,andThe Advocate,and her photo project, "Just Me and Allah," has been featured inNylon, i-D, Vanity Fair Italia, Vice,andThe Washington Post.She works with LGBTQ organizations internationally, raising awareness of issues that impact queer Muslims around the world.We Have Always Been Hereis her first book.

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