Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Building Community on the Back of Belief

The MacArthur Foundation recently announced its list of 2017 fellows—24 people from all walks of life who will receive $625,000 “genius” grants, as they’re often called. CityLab is running a series of short conversations with several of the winners.

Rami Nashashibi is a community organizer propelled by faith. He is the Executive Director of the Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN), a Chicago nonprofit that deals with city issues ranging from food justice to affordable housing and arts programs…