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‘We Are Lady Parts’ Is “the Muslim Representation We Have Been Waiting For” (Guest Column)

Before the 2019 premiere of Ramy Youssef’s eponymous hit show on Hulu, the American Muslim community waited with bated breath. Here was the first major show not just featuring Muslim actors, but about the American Muslim experience. Critics, and many American Muslims, rightly lauded the show for its authenticity as the title character struggled to […]

In a Post-Trump America, Muslims Must Be Uplifted in Hollywood (Guest Column)

As the nation heads into a new era with Biden and Harris, Hollywood should continue to bolster Muslims throughout the industry including bringing more stories and authentic portrayals to audiences.

Anxiety Over Pork-Eating, LGBT Muslim Characters Is a Happy Problem to Finally Have (Guest Column)

The director of the Muslim Public Affairs Council's Hollywood Bureau writes that complex, nuanced portrayals are a step toward "becoming 'mainstream' in American viewers' hearts and minds."

3 Things Muslims Can Do to Change the Narrative in Hollywood (Guest Column)

Sue Obeidi, director of the Muslim Public Affairs Council's Hollywood Bureau, addresses the critical need for Muslims in the business to take the lead in changing the perception of Islam and Muslims in America, especially now as the Trump administration continues to marginalize her community.