Shabab Ahmed Mirza is a research assistant for the LGBT Research and Communications Project, where she works on homelessness and housing policy; data collection on sexual orientation and gender identity; and the impact of anti-LGBTQ 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
A Closer Look at Bisexual People of ColorCenter for American ProgressSeptember 27, 2019
Secretary DeVos Is Failing to Protect the Civil Rights of LGBTQ StudentsCenter for American ProgressJuly 29, 2019
Physical Health: The physical impact of homelessness on LGBTQ health and well-beingTrue Colors UnitedApril 24, 2019
Welcoming All FamiliesCenter for American ProgressNovember 20, 2018
Disaggregating the Data for Bisexual PeopleCenter for American ProgressSeptember 24, 2018
The State of the LGBTQ Community in the Labor Market: Pre-June 2018 Jobs Day ReleaseCenter for American ProgressJuly 5, 2018
Fact Sheets: President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget Harms Nearly Every Community Across the CountryCenter for American ProgressFebruary 16, 2018
Serving LGBTQ Immigrants and Building Welcoming CommunitiesCenter for American ProgressJanuary 24, 2018
Discrimination Prevents LGBTQ People From Accessing Health CareCenter for American ProgressJanuary 18, 2018
The Congressional GOP’s Dangerous Tax Plan Is Yet Another of Trump’s Attacks on LGBTQ PeopleIntoDecember 15, 2017
Things LGBTQ People Need to Watch Out for in the Congressional GOP’s Tax PlanHuffPostNovember 27, 2017
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