FREE THE WORK Focus: Pride Ep. 1: Fawzia Mirza & Andria Wilson Mirza With Jeremy Blacklow
The FREE THE WORK Podcast
On the first episode of "FREE THE WORK Focus: Pride," the FTW podcast mini-series supported by GLAAD, GLAAD's Director of Entertainment Media Jeremy Blacklow catches up with filmmaker/entertainer Fawzia Mirza and Director of ReFrame, Andria Wilson Mirza. (Yes, the two are married.) Together, they chat about building a supportive LGBTQIA+ creative community, what's missing in queer storytelling, and how their marriage informs their creative collaboration. Subscribe to the FREE THE WORK podcast on Amazon Music, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and Soundcloud to listen to this episode and get updates on the next one!Then be sure to follow @GLAAD and @FREETHEWORK across Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Head to freethework.com/culture for full transcript of the episode!
About The Speaker: Fawzia Mirza Fawzia Mirza is a Pakistani-Canadian film and television actress, writer, producer and comedian. She is known for her works such as web series Kam Kardashian, Brown Girl Problems and the film Signature Move (2017). CONTACT: https://www.instagram.com/thefawz Recorded at Crushing The Myth 02 (LA, March 23rd, 2019) The Crushing the Myth podcast is Produced by talkingtaiwan.com
Pride of You, Beta! — Interview with Fawzia Mirza & Neel Patel
The Chaat Room
We are so excited to have Fawzia Mirza and Neel Patel as guests for our Pride episode. Not do these two create amazing content that showcases their authentic voices, they are extremely vocal in the quest for LGBTQIA and BIPOC representation in the arts/entertainment industry and beyond. This episode is dedicated to all of the black trans lives that have fought for civil & equal rights for all minorities and people of color — without them and countless more black lives, we would not be here today. For a list of black trans organizations to donate to or support, please use this link: http://tinyurl.com/blacktransorgsBlack Trans Lives Matter.Black Lives Matter.
Asking For Nudes, Queer Muslims, and Day To Day Mental Illness with Fawzia Mirza
Just Between Us
This week Allison and Gaby answer a listener’s question on what to do when your long distance partner won’t share photos of themselves. (Bummer!) They’re then joined by actress, writer, creator (and former lawyer) Fawzia Mirza to discuss being queer AND being Muslim. Later Allison and Gaby discuss how they live their lives with mental illness. Spoiler: It involves a lot of Clorox Wipes and positive thinking.This episode is sponsored by The RealReal (www.therealreal.com code: REAL), Brave Not Perfect podcast, and Baze (www.baze.com code: BETWEENUS).See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Writer Fawzia Mirza sits down with Cameron to discuss living in Chicago, queerness in Muslim tradition, and being a beautiful weirdo in your relationship.This episode is sponsored by the National Partnership for Women and Families (www.nationalpartnership.org/StandTogether).
In this episode, Priya chats with artivist, actor, producer and writer, Fawzia Mirza. Priya asks Fawzia about what it was like to emcee the Women's March in Chicago, which opens a discussion about activism and what it means to make space at the table for those who have paved the way for us. Fawzia shares how she's managed to infuse comedy into her art, breeding the "artivism" that fuels her. Later, the two chat about "Signature Move," Fawzia's first feature film, and what it was like to party with Indian film legend Shabana Azmi.
“You will fail, and it’s awesome.” ~Fawzia Mirza Breaking down stereotypes… Fawzia Mirza is an actor, writer, producer. She is also a Pakistani, Muslim, queer woman. And she is using her platform, her voice, and her art to break down stereotypes across a multiplicity of identities: race, religion, sexual orientation, gender and defy the concept of the “model minority”. I’ve known Read more & listen →
We sat down with the dynamic, creative, hilarious Fawzia Mirza and dug deep. Fawzia (or Kam Kardashian as she's sometimes known) tells us about her past as a lawyer, her current work as a performer across the globe, and what it's like to be a queer woman of Pakistani heritage in the world today.
Actress Fawzia Mirza (Kam Kardashian web series) discusses gender, comedy and the pressure of deciding to make a career out of performing on It’s All True. Plus, her headline story "Doctors Discover Medical First In Woman's Mouth."