Shabab Ahmed Mirza is a research assistant for the LGBT Research and Communications Project, where she works on homelessness and housing instability, equal access to education, and the economic consequences of discrimination. Prior to joining American Progress, she worked at the National Center for Transgender Equality and was a Young Leaders Institute fellow at South Asian Americans Leading Together. Mirza received a bachelor’s degree from Reed College and an associate’s degree from Portland Community College. She is from Dhaka, Bangladesh.

By Shabab Ahmed Mirza
Advancing LGBTQ Equality Through Local Executive ActionCenter for American ProgressAugust 25, 2017
The Senate Health Care Bill Would Be Devastating for LGBTQ PeopleCenter for American ProgressJuly 6, 2017
State ID Card Policies for LGBTQ Youths Experiencing HomelessnessCenter for American ProgressSeptember 28, 2016
Expanding Support Systems for Socially Isolated LGBT and American Indian SeniorsCenter for American ProgressSeptember 1, 2016
The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on LGBTQ Youth Experiencing HomelessnessCenter for American ProgressAugust 31, 2016
North Carolina’s Discriminatory H.B. 2 Threatens More Than Half Billion Dollars in Economic ActivityCenter for American ProgressApril 13, 2016