Leila Ettachfini

mind

Life Coach Tony Robbins Faces Allegations of Sexual Harassment

The news comes in the wake of his controversial comments around #MeToo.
Leila Ettachfini
5 days ago
palestine

People Are Deactivating Airbnb for Allowing Listings in the Occupied West Bank

Airbnb won't be collecting profits from illegal settlements, but organizers say that's not enough.
Leila Ettachfini
5.15.19
Music

Palestinian Women Artists Urge Madonna to Cancel Performance in Israel

Artists like Lorde and Lauryn Hill have chosen not to perform in Israel in support of Palestinian human rights.
Leila Ettachfini
5.13.19
LGBTQ

These LGBTQ Activists Don’t Want Queer and Trans People Serving in the Military

While the trans military ban has spurred a flurry of media coverage in support of trans troops, these activists still believe the military has no respect for human rights.
Leila Ettachfini
5.2.19
Fertility Fraud

Doctors Can Legally Inseminate Patients with Their Own Sperm in Most States

When Matt White learned that he shares DNA with his mother's former fertility doctor—and close to 50 half-siblings—he and his mother began pushing legislators to outlaw fertility fraud in Indiana. Now, victims in other states are following suit.
Leila Ettachfini
4.22.19
Photography

Photographer Elijah Ndoumbé on Honoring Their Process No Matter What

"I'm focused on making work that is creatively fulfilling and that honors the process, whatever that looks like. If that is trans work, then let it be trans work. If it's not, let it not be."
Leila Ettachfini
4.2.19
Muslim Women's Day 2019

5 Muslim Women Artists Whose Powerful Work You Should Know

Follow them. Support them. Give them your money.
Leila Ettachfini
3.27.19
Photography

Texas Isaiah Wants to Make Photography Fair

"I want young trans folks to know they deserve to participate in their fullest creative expression."
Leila Ettachfini
3.27.19
Muslim Women's Day 2019

4 Muslim Women on How to Survive in Media

Journalists Noura Erakat, Eman Bare, Meher Ahmad, and Safaa Khan get candid about what they love about being Muslim in media and how they handle tokenization.
Leila Ettachfini
3.27.19
Islam

Islam Helped Me Find My Path as a Queer Sex Educator

Wazina Zondon, a co-creator of the storytelling performance Coming Out Muslim, discusses finding clarity and joy in her sexuality through religion.
Wazina Zondon
3.27.19
Photography

Photographer Lia Clay On Tokenization Behind The Camera

We spoke to Lia Clay about her inspirations, the trap of tokenization, and the advice she has for young photographers.
Leila Ettachfini
3.26.19
Photography

Meet the Photographer Taking Intimate Portraits of Queer Asian Nightlife in NYC

Photographer Aki Kame focuses on lifestyle portraiture by day, but at night they head to parties like NYC's Bubble T to capture their friends and community.
Leila Ettachfini
3.26.19
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