Naseem Jamnia is a non-binary Chicago native. After spending eight years as a neuroscientist, they dashed off to write stories that center marginalized voices in Reno, with their partner, dog, and two cats. Visit their website at www.naseemwrites.com and join the Tuesday Telegrams, their weekly essay series on current events and more, at www.tinyletter.com/naseem.
In Sufism, one of the central doctrines is non-judgment of anyone based on their gender, race, religion, or ethnicity. This is grounded in the concept of Divine Unity. If everything is a reflection of the Divine, that means everything.