Ethnically Ambiguous

Ethnically Ambiguous

By iHeartRadio

A podcast about being Middle Eastern and immigrants in America, hosted by two friends, an Iranian and a Syrian, telling you what's up.

Episodes

We Are The Uyghur Muslims

In episode 159, the girls take the whole episode to discuss the genocide being committed against the Uyghur Muslims in the East Turkistan region of China at the hands of the Chinese government. FOOTNOTES: Concentration camps and forced labor: China’s repression of the Uighurs, explained China is currently exploiting disruptive technologies to create a high-tech police state in East Turkistan, allowing them to further repress and antagonize Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples. China Is Using Uighur Labor to Produce Face Masks ESPN investigation finds coaches at NBA China academies complained of player abuse, lack of schooling China: 83 major brands implicated in report on forced labour of ethnic minorities from Xinjiang assigned to factories across provinces; Includes company responses Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
10/08/201h 4m

We Are Gabrielle Horton

In episode 158, the girls are joined by producer and podcaster Gabrielle Horton to talk about growing up in Inglewood but going to a mostly white school, hiding who you are to try and fit in, coming back to your culture, her work in politics and how that lead her to podcasts, being influenced by strong women, and more! Check out her podcast NATAL about having a baby while Black. Also follow Gabrielle on Twitter and Instagram at @gabhorton and check out her website here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
03/08/201h 16m

We Are Ify Nwadiwe

In episode 157, the girls are joined by long time coming guest Ify Nwadiwe!! We talk about Ify's upbringing in South Los Angeles, the on going argument with his immigrant father over his career moves, finding comedy, and so much more! But we need more so look out for a part two coming soon! Listen to Ify's podcast Nerdificent and follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @IfyNwadiwe. And check out Ify on Twitch at @IfDeez! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
27/07/2050m 36s

We Are Tori Williams Douglass

In episode 156, the girls are joined by creator and host of White Homework podcast Tori Williams Douglass! They talk about her upbringing in Portland, Oregon, finding her way to history and data research, how she came up with White Homework, doing the work to learn and hold yourself accountable to what is going on in this country, and more! Listen to her podcast White Homework and check out her patreon where you can do your own White Homework! Also follow Tori on Twitter at @ToriGlass and check out her website here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
20/07/201h 4m

We Are Carl Tart

In episode 155, the girls are joined by comedian Carl Tart! They talk about his upbringing in the south and what brought him out to Los Angeles, playing basketball, finding comedy, doing improv at Boom Chicago in Amsterdam, dealing with blatant racism abroad, his improv team White Women, and so much more! Follow Carl on Twitter and Instagram at @dammitcarl. Also check out his patreon podcast The Flagrant Ones. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
13/07/201h 20m

We Are Bowen Yang

In episode 154, the girls are joined by comedian, Las Culturistas co-host, and Saturday Night Live cast member Bowen Yang! They get into all the different places he lived before settling down in Colorado, growing up with immigrant Chinese parents, how he ended up at NYU, discovering comedy, coming out to his family, and so much more! Follow Bowen on Instagram at @FayeDunaway and on Twitter at @BowenYang. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
06/07/201h 19m

We Are Not Done Fighting

In episode 153, the girls are solo and talking about the Black lynching victims around the country and the police deeming them 'suicides,' the Black women being murdered around the US, the death of Andres Guardado, how the police who murdered Breonna Taylor are still free, the FBI having quietly investigated white supremacy groups infiltrating law enforcement for years, and more! Black Lives Matter. Buy our limited edition design to help Relief International get Middle Eastern countries suffering from Covid-19 some much needed PPE. FOOTNOTES: Police say deaths of black people by hanging are suicides. Many black people aren’t so sure. Report Of Nooses In Van Cortlandt Park Met By NYPD Indifference, Bronxites Allege The disappearance and death of activist Oluwatoyin Salau, explained 'We need to shine a bright light on this': Chicago woman is at least 16th transgender person killed in US this year Andres Guardado's death is the latest evidence of the extent of police violence in the country LA Sheriff’s Department Attacks Protesters in Compton BREONNA TAYLOR’S MOTHER ASKED THE OFFICER TO SEE THE WARRANT, HE SAID THEY COULD NOT LOCATE IT & IT “MAY HAVE GOTTEN LOST IN THE SHUFFLE OF THINGS” & THEY DO NOT KNOW WHO SIGNED THE WARRANT. PLEASE DO NOT STOP GIVING ATTENTION TO THIS OBVIOUS COVERUP!!! #JusticeForBreonnaTaylor Officers who killed Breonna Taylor can't be fired or suspended yet due to union agreement with city The FBI Has Quietly Investigated White Supremacist Infiltration of Law Enforcement Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
29/06/201h 13m

We Are Roz Drezfalez

In episode 152, the girls are joined by comedian, drag queen and host of the Ghosted podcast Roz Drezfalez! They get into Roz's upbringing in Michigan as a Mexican-America, discovering their joy in performing, finding their way to Los Angeles, the paranormal, and so much more! Follow Roz on Instagram @rozdrezfalez and on Twitter at @RozDrezfalez. And check out Roz's podcast GHOSTED! BY ROZ DREZFALEZ! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
22/06/201h 9m

We Are Answering Your Questions

In episode 151, the girls answer questions from listeners that they received on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Fun! Remember to keep the Black Lives Matter momentum going! We can't back off now. Changes are being made but there is a lot more to do! Note: this episode was recorded on May 18th. The Donation Resources document can be found here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
15/06/201h 7m

Black Lives Matter

In episode 150, the girls talk about Black Lives Matter. RESOURCES: Justice in June (lesson plan) Donation Resources Bechdel Cast's Linktree Emails and Resources DONATE / SUPPORT / EDUCATE Natl Resource List Defund12.org has email templates to write your local govt & council members to reallocate police budget towards education, social services, healthcare, etc Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
08/06/2049m 13s

We Are Franklin Leonard

In episode 149, the ladies are joined by The Black List founder Franklin Leonard to talk about being outsiders, growing up in Georgia, how he found his way to LA, how The Black List came together, and so much more! Follow Franklin on Instagram and Twitter at @franklinleonard and on Instagram at @franklinjleonard. We compiled a large list of resources to help protestors with donations and they can be found here in their entirety - please share if you have more and we will add to the document: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1UPvf8ctRO51909ScFNU-D2-DSjADwXfYA05moamOJvQ/edit?usp=sharing Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
01/06/201h 3m

We Are Bridget Todd

In episode 148, the girls are joined remotely by podcaster and organizer Bridget Todd! They get into her upbringing in the DC suburbs, feeling othered, leaving grad school, finding her way to podcasting, and so much more! It's a fun conversation with one of our favorite people! Check out her show Afropunk Solution Sessions and her new show on iHeart entitled There Are No Girls On The Internet coming out on July 7th. Follow her on Instagram at @bridgetmarieindc and Twitter at @BridgetMarie. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
25/05/201h 8m

We Are Not Just The Color Of Our Skin

In episode 147, the girls go old school - that's right, just a conversation between the two of them about all the things that have been on their minds during this quarantine! They get into the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, Anna's personal experience with coronavirus in her family, Iran's situation with coronavirus, women's body's being a prison for the world to critique, Dennis Rodman being an icon, and more! It's been awhile so why not give us a five star review! FOOTNOTES: The Risks - Know Them - Avoid Them Two Weapons, a Chase, a Killing and No Charges Federal officials considering if hate crime charges are necessary in Ahmaud Arbery case New lockdown in Iran after coronavirus spike: Live updates Sanctions make Iran's coronavirus crisis more deadly How Dennis Rodman, '90s Outcast, Became Dennis Rodman, Style Godhead Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
18/05/201h 5m

We Are Cody Zigler

In episode 146, the girls have on comedy writer and podcast producer Cody Zigler to talk about his upbringing in the south, the slave family his parents came from and how that lineage traces back, how he found his way to Los Angeles, finding comedy, building Gundams, and more! It's an interesting discussion on exploring the heritage and ancestry within your family. Follow Cody on Twitter and Instagram at @yayforzig. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
11/05/201h 10m

We Are Brodie Reed

In episode 145, the ladies are joined by comedian Brodie Reed to talk about his current quarantine location, growing up in Inglewood and not fitting in, losing close family members while in quarantine, finding comedy, building Gundams, and so much more! You can follow Brodie on twitter at @ayobrobro and on Instagram at @ayo.bro.bro. CHECK IT OUT!!! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
04/05/201h 0m

We Are Giulia Rozzi

In episode 144, the girls are joined by Italian-American comedian Giulia Rozzi to talk about identity politics, growing up in an Italian household as the child of immigrants, getting into comedy, Twitter bios, and so much more! Follow Giulia on Instagram at @msgiuliarozzi and Twitter at @GiuliaRozzi. And check out her website www.giuliarozzi.com for more info on her podcasts and shows! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
27/04/201h 12m

We Are Joelle Monique

In episode 143, the girls are joined by new iHeart producer and writer Joelle Monique to talk about her experience getting into film and film critique, deciding to move to LA from Chicago, growing up with her brother, moving to 'the corn,' and so much more! She is such a cool, interesting person and producing some dope shows for us over here at iHeart so follow her on Twitter at @JoelleMonique and on Instagram at @joelle_monique. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
20/04/201h 15m

We Are Jerah Milligan

In episode 142, the girls are joined by actor and comedian Jerah Milligan to discuss his upbringing, how his improv crew Astronomy Club came to be, working in this industry as a black man, and so much more! Follow Jerah on Instagram and Twitter at @jerahmilligan. And check out Astronomy Club on Netflix right now!! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
13/04/201h 20m

We Are Atsuko Okatsuka

In episode 141, the girls are joined by comedian Atsuko Okatsuka to talk about her experience immigrating to America and living as an undocumented immigrant, finding her way into comedy, dancing with her grandmother, and so much more!! Follow her at @AtsukoComedy on Twitter and Instagram. And check out her podcast Let's Go Atsuko: A Woke Japanese Game Show! Soon to be on Quibi! Watch her dancing with her grandma! Woohoo! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
06/04/201h 2m

We Are Eric Dadourian

In episode 140, the girls are joined by comedian Eric Dadourian to talk about his REAL NAME, his upbringing in Lebanon, the reasons why his family left, what growing up in Los Angeles was like for him, his parents chosen careers after 9/11, getting into comedy, his poetry, and so much more! He's wonderful comedian so follow him at @ericdadourian on Twitter and at @hrrairr on Instagram. Also check out his former podcast Groomzillas! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
30/03/201h 6m

We Are Ester Steinberg

In episode 139, the girls are joined by comedian Ester Steinberg. They talk about her upbringing in Tampa, Florida, finding her place at Jewish camp, starting comedy at a young age, growing up with an Israeli mother, pregnancy, and so much more! Follow Ester on Twitter at @EsterKay and Instagram at @ester.steinberg. Also check out her album Hebrew School Drop Out - out now! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
23/03/201h 18m

We Are Joey Clift

In episode 138, the girls are joined by comedian, writer, and enrolled member of the Cowlitz Indian tribe Joey Clift. They talk about his upbringing on the Tulalip Reservation in Washington state, finding his place in comedy, his work to bring Native Americans stories to the forefront, and much more. You can follow Joey on Twitter at @joeytainment and on Instagram at @joeycliiiiiift. Also check out his award winning short film entitled "Telling People You’re Native American When You’re Not Native Is A Lot Like Telling A Bear You’re A Bear When You’re Not A Bear" here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
16/03/201h 23m

We Are Ali Ghandour

In episode 137, the girls are joined by comedian and actor Ali Ghandour. We get into his upbringing in the LA area, growing up in two religions, finding his place in comedy, cutting his beautiful fro, and so much more! Follow Ali on Instagram at @ali_ghandour and Twitter at @A___L___i. Do yourself a favor and go see him do improv if you're in the LA area! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
09/03/201h 4m

We Are Hans Sahni

In episode 136, the girls are joined by the new Head of Content of Big Money Players network Hans Sahni! They talk about his Indian / Iranian heritage, upbringing on the east coast, his parents frowned upon union (we will explain why!), deciding to go to film school, and so much more! Follow Hans on Twitter and Instagram at @HansSahni. Also check out the upcoming shows coming soon on the Big Money Players network! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
02/03/201h 9m

We Are Open Mike Eagle

In episode 135, the girls are joined by musician and comedian Open Mike Eagle. They talk about his upbringing in the south side of Chicago, discovering music and his rap crew, coming out to LA, finding comedy, and so much more! It's a great episode with a true legend! LISTEN TO HIS MUSIC AND WATCH HIS MUSIC VIDEOS! We ride out on his song Very Much Money. Follow him on Twitter at @Mike_Eagle and on Instagram at @open_mike_eagle. Watch his new show New Negroes on Comedy Central and check out his Patreon here! WE LOVE OPEN MIKE EAGLE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
24/02/201h 15m

We Are Nithya Raman

In episode 134, the girls are joined by urban planner, community advocate, and mother of two Nithya Raman! She is running for city council in the District 4 of Los Angeles. We talk about her upbringing, growing up in Boston, her college experience, her work in India with homelessness, some of her policies with homelessness in Los Angeles, and much more. Listen to understand what she stands for and why she is needed in the city of Los Angeles and the world. Voting centers open February 22nd until the official voting day on March 3rd. So get out and vote!! Check out Nithya's website at nithyaforthecity.com and follow her on Twitter at @nithyavraman and on Instagram at @nithyaforthecity. VOTE!!! And if you're not in LA but know family and friends in LA - tell them about Nithya Raman! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
17/02/201h 10m

We Are Dana Donnelly

In episode 133, the girls are joined by twitter royalty and comedian Dana Donnelly to talk about her family, growing up in Palo Alto, getting into comedy, figuring out she wanted to be a comedy writer, her sister's ASMR work, and so much more! Follow her on twitter YOU WILL NOT REGRET IT! She is @danadonly on Twitter and @hottestdana on Instagram. KEEP UP WITH HER WORK Y'ALL!! SHE IS THE BEST! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
10/02/201h 11m

We Are Kareem Rahma

In episode 132, the girls are joined by You People podcast host Kareem Rahma to talk about his upbringing in Minnesota, his father inventing jogging, his many name changes, moving to New York and finding his place in life, being a poet, going viral on TikTok and so much more! It's a fun episode with a very fun guy! Follow him on Twitter @Kareemy and on Instagram at @kareem. Also check out the Nameless Network and on TIKTOK at @kareemrahma. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
03/02/201h 12m

We Are Francesca Fiorentini

In episode 131, the girls are joined by correspondent and comedian Francesca Fiorentini. They talk about her experience growing up in the Bay Area with an Italian father and Chinese mother, finding her place in New York after 9/11, what brought her to comedy, living abroad, creating Newsbroke with AJ+, and so much more! WE LOVE FRANCESCA!! Watch her show “Red White and Who?” on MSNBC and check out her website here! Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @franifio. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
27/01/201h 13m

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21/01/206m 20s

We Are Matt Lieb

In episode 130, the girls are joined by comedian Matt Lieb. He may be a white guy but they explain why they let him on the show! Basically because he is a fighter for human rights in Palestine and does a lot of great work with Newsbroke to inform every one about what is going on! And he is the boyfriend of our favorite Francesca Fiorentini so he gets a pass for being a cis white man! Follow him on Twitter at @MattLieb and on Instagram at @MattLiebJokes. ALSO THIS WAS RECORDED BEFORE ALL THAT WARREN / SANDERS FALL OUT. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
20/01/201h 21m

We Are Lydia Popovich

In episode 129, the girls are joined by comedian Lydia Popovich to talk all about her life and upbringing in the Bay Area, how she got into comedy, along with a great conversation about religion and how it has influenced them. Plus they discuss love marriages versus practical marriages. It's a fun conversation! We love Lydia! Follow her on Twitter and Instagram on @hatertuesday. Also find her tour dates on her website! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
13/01/201h 16m

We Are Surina Khan

In episode 128, the girls are joined by Surina Khan, the CEO of the Women's Foundation of California. They discuss her immigration to the United States from Pakistan, finding her career path, coming out to her family, how she found herself at the Women's Foundation, and so much more! Follow the Women's Foundation to learn more about their work with gender justice by going to their website or their Twitter page at @WomensFoundCA and follow Surina Khan at @surinakhan. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
06/01/201h 11m

We Are The End Of The Decade

In episode 127, the girls get into Arab revolutions and if they're back and Bashar Al-Assad speeches that paved way for the modern dictator. They end the show reading nice reviews and emails sent in from fans. WE LOVE Y'ALL AND ARE EXCITED FOR THE NEW YEAR WITH Y'ALL! GET READY FOR MORE EXCITING INTERVIEWS WITH WONDERFUL PEOPLE! FOOTNOTES: Are the Arab revolutions back? Assad's speech: Key quotes While Qaddafi Bombs His People, Syria's Assad Conducts A Charm Offensive In Vogue When Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie met the Assads Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
30/12/1954m 56s

We Are Compatible

In episode 126, the girls talk about astrology in the context of the middle eastern world! They also take an astrology quiz to see who they would be compatible with! They also read a review and emails from nice listeners! It's a fun time! Happy holidays to all our wonderful listeners! FOOTNOTES: Astronomy and Astrology in the Medieval Islamic World A thread on the signs in Islamic astrology Zodiac Compatibility Quiz Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
23/12/191h 5m

I Am Sohan Judge

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by video artist and Buzzfeed video producer Sohan Judge! She is from Sydney Australia but stopped by on a trip to LA to chat with the ladies about growing up in Sydney with her single mother, what inspires her work, having a cool brown girl crew, and more! Follow her video work on Instagram at @lunarsequence! And find her YouTube page here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
18/12/191h 7m

We Are The Afghanistan Papers

In episode 125, the girls decide to take on the Afghanistan papers. They spend the entire episode breaking down the first part of the report. The rest are below!! It's IMPORTANT! WAR IS NO GOOD! FOOTNOTES: WATCH: Ali G - Pat Buchanan and WMD/BLT's AT WAR WITH THE TRUTH STRANDED WITHOUT A STRATEGY BUILT TO FAIL CONSUMED BY CORRUPTION UNGUARDED NATION OVERWHELMED BY OPIUM A SECRET HISTORY OF THE WAR Responses from people featured in The Afghanistan Papers Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
16/12/191h 5m

I Am Daleen Saah

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by Palestinian-American urban planner and designer Daleen Saah. They talk about Palestine and Israel, her work at the downtown art space Navel LA and the Sofra Daymeh event and curating the Sofra Daymeh zine, her family, and much more! Follow all her work and check out her zine and events! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
11/12/191h 8m

We Are Changing

In episode 124, the girls get into updates on Israel and Palestine and how the European Union feels about the United States claiming settlements are no longer illegal, the women and wives of ISIL/ISIS, and more! We make a special announcement! LISTEN UP! ((Buy our merch!)) FOOTNOTES: EU stance in focus after US decision on Israeli settlements Israel planning new settlement in flashpoint city of Hebron Illegal settlements: Israel starts constructing road in Hebron Palestinian teen shot dead by Israeli forces in Gaza Strip Women under ISIL: The torturers Women under ISIL: The wives Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
09/12/191h 3m

I Am Sophia Chang

In this amazing bonus episode, the girls are joined by the legend SOPHIA CHANG aka THE BADDEST BITCH IN THE ROOM! They discuss what lead her to writing her new book (The Baddest Bitch In The Room), growing up with immigrant parents in Vancouver, what lead her to the music industry, how she met the Wu Tang Clan, her favorite artist she's ever signed, and so much more! It's an empowering conversation about what it means to be a woman of color in an industry run my white men. BUY HER BOOK ON AUDIBLE NOW! YOU WILL NOT REGRET IT! Also follow Sophia on Instagram at @sophchangnyc and on Twitter at @sophchang. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
04/12/191h 12m

We Are A Conflict Of Interest

In episode 123, the girls get into Trump's conflict of interest with Turkey through a network of shitty son-in-laws, whether we should be celebrating thanksgiving, and more! BUY OUR MERCH - THERE IS A SALE GOING ON! FOOTNOTES: Trump’s Turkey Corruption Is Way Worse Than You Realize Reminder: Trump Has a Massive Conflict of Interest in Turkey The Daily 202: Trump’s ‘little conflict of interest’ in Turkey draws scrutiny as he offers Erdogan a generous deal For many Native Americans, Thanksgiving oversimplifies and idealizes a complicated and shameful part of history Should We Celebrate Thanksgiving and the Pilgrims? A Thanksgiving Message from Seven Amazing Native Americans Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
02/12/191h 8m

I Am Emily Yoshida

In this special bonus episode, the girls are joined by Night Call podcast's Emily Yoshida! We talk about her upbringing with her mother, moving around the US, her work as a film critic, coming back to LA after going to New York for a few years, and more! We have a lot of out of context quotable in this episodes! Don't ruin us by clipping them out! Whoops! Check out the Night Call podcast and follow Emily on Twitter and Instagram at @EmilyYoshida. YAY, WE LOVE EMILY! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
27/11/191h 7m

We Are Dreaming

In episode 122, the girls get into their experience watching a screening of Fleabag, the play, in a movie theater, interpretation of dreams through the lens of middle eastern culture, US claiming Israeli settlement's are now 'chill,' Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu being indicted, and much more!! ALSO OUR MERCH IS ON SALE ON TEE PUBLIC SO GO BUY IT NOW!! FOOTNOTES: Steps of the Individuation Process The Dream Theories of Carl Jung A thread on dreams and their meanings 10 Things to Know about Iran’s Protests Protests Incited by Gas Price Hike Grip Iran Iran has claimed 'victory' after protests. So why is the internet still off? 2019 Iranian fuel protests US says Israeli settlements are no longer illegal Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu will be indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
25/11/191h 21m

I Am Jay Abdo

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by Syrian-American actor and activist Jay Abdo! They discuss his upbringing in Syria, getting into the performing arts, coming up as an actor in Syria, his activism and what lead him to defecting to the United States, and more! Find him on Twitter at @JayAbdoActor and on Instagram at @jay.abdo. Follow his work and watch his movies!! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
20/11/191h 9m

We Are Idiocracy

In episode 121, the girls get into how we all must suffer in America cause of our social choices, the European Court Justice wanting all Israeli settlement products labeled so consumers can make informed choices while shopping, the Uber CEO saying some wild shit, updates on what is going on with the Lebanon protests, and more! By more we mean we read some reviews and recommend things to watch. FOOTNOTES: Poll: 62% of Trump supporters say nothing he could do would change opinion Court says EU states must label Israeli settlement products Uber CEO backtracks after calling Saudi murder of Khashoggi "a mistake" Uber chief called the murder of Jamal Khashoggi ‘a serious mistake’ Hassan Nasrallah: Corruption investigators should 'start with us' Nasrallah: New government must restore trust with Lebanese people Is Lebanon on the brink of bankruptcy? Lebanon protests: Crisis affecting fuel and medicine imports Hezbollah Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
18/11/191h 0m

I Am Zahra Ali

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian and one third of Facial Recognition Comedy's Zahra Ali to discuss her upbringing, growing up in New Jersey, how she got into comedy, her day job, dealing with immigrant parents, and more! It's a real therapy session! We think y'all will relate to this episode a lot!! Follow Zahra on Twitter and Instagram at @ReallyZahra. SHE IS THE BEST! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
13/11/191h 14m

We Are Live

It's time for episode 120 and it's ETHNICALLY AMBIGUOUS LIVE FROM THE CHICAGO PODCAST FESTIVAL!! The girls take turns telling stories and then invite an audience member to come on stage and be a guest on the show! WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES AND AUDIO ISSUES IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE EPISODE. WE DID OUR BEST TO FIX IT SO WE COULD STILL RELEASE IT FOR OUR FANS TO HEAR. GO BUY Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
11/11/191h 17m

I Am Abby Martin

The amazing Abby Martin joins us today! We discuss her incredible work as a journalist, creating her documentary series The Empire Files, her important debut film Gaza Fights for Freedom and the ongoing struggle of the Palestinian people. We also talk about what it means to be a true ally and utilizing your privilege to help others! Follow Abby on Twitter at @AbbyMartin and check out our footnotes for more of her work! FOOTNOTES: Gaza Fights for Freedom Chevron vs. the Amazon WATCH: The Empire Files: The Tyranny of Big Oil Abby Martin’s Film Gaza Fights For Freedom Humanizes World’s Largest Concentration Camp Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
06/11/191h 19m

We Are Spooky

In episode 119, the girls are recording on Halloween so they recorded a spo0o0o0ooky episode! They get into different facts about the Djinn, talk about known haunted buildings in the Middle East (so spoo0o0oky that Anna kinda of bails on the story and insists y'all go read further below in our footnotes) and then they end on some ghosts who have haunted the Middle East for years (not the type of ghosts you're thinking!) FOOTNOTES: Ali A Olomi's Twitter Page 7 Haunted Places In The Middle East That’ll Give You The Creeps Jeddah’s Haunted House Is A Magnet For Shabab Jazirat Al Hamra GHOST INVESTIGATION IN A DESERTED HOTEL, AL-MATTEN REGION, LEBANON. Mystery of abandoned building in Dubai Five Ghosts That Haunt the Arab World Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
04/11/191h 7m

I Am Sasheer Zamata

In this bonus episode the girls are joined by comedian Sasheer Zamata! They talk about her upbringing, learning about being a public speaker from her father, how she got into comedy, how her friendship with Nicole Byer started, and so much more! Follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @TheSheerTruth. Also listen to her podcast with Nicole called BEST FRIENDS! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
30/10/191h 8m

We Are Lebanon

In episode 118, the girls go deep into the protests in Lebanon and break down what the citizens want in their reforms and how the government is responding. Special reporting from former guest Afeef Nessouli! FOLLOW HIM NOW!!! FOOTNOTES: Lebanon protests: Five things you need to know Lebanon protesters weigh army's role amid political crisis As Lebanon protests rage, political elite in a bind 'Change the system': Lebanese protesters tell the government WATCH: AfeefNess in the Middle East: The Lebanese on their own Revolution WATCH: Lebanon in Revolt WATCH: Lebanese Rev Day 4 NowThis News: Lebanon Protests Lebanon is experiencing a social revolution 'I am waiting for you': Lebanon's Aoun invites protesters to talk Afeef Nessouli's Twitter Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
28/10/1956m 46s

I Am Tamara Yajia

In this special bonus episode the girls are joined by comedian Tamara Yajia! They get into her upbringing in Argentina and being a child star, her ethnic background (she's from all over!), how she got into comedy and Twitter, her family, and much more! WE HAVE FUN! Follow Tamara on Twitter at @DancesWithTamis and on Instagram at @tamarayajia. Also listen to her podcast Chorizo Talk! and check out her website now! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
23/10/191h 11m

We Are Aware

In episode 117, the girls catch up and then discuss how ISIS prisoners escaped from a prison in Northern Syria, the connections between ISIS and Turkey, displaced Syrian refugees hoping to get back to the 'safe-zone' aka their home, and more! Thanks to all who came out to our live show in Chicago! FOOTNOTES: 1. Isis militants break out of prison in Syria after bombing by Turkey 2. Research Paper: ISIS-Turkey Links 3. Turkish-Backed Forces Are Freeing Islamic State Prisoners 4. Why isn’t the media covering Turkish President Erdogan’s ties to ISIS 5. Amid Turkish push, displaced Arab Syrians eye return to homeland 6. Turkey's military operation in Syria: All the latest updates 7. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
21/10/191h 1m

I Am Sultan Salahuddin

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by the hilarious star, writer, and co-creator of Southside on Chicago: Sultan Salahuddin! It's a joyous episode that is more fun if you have watched the entirety of season one of the show Southside to really enjoy SO GO WATCH IT AND THEN COME BACK AND LISTEN! Other than laughing at Southside jokes, we talk about Sultan's upbringing, his path to comedy, how he came up with his non-profit Lane 44, and more! Follow him on Instagram at @simonjsouthside and support his non-profit Lane 44 to help the youth of the south side of Chicago be exposed to how film productions work at a young age.  WE ARE DOING A LIVE CHICAGO PODCAST FESTIVAL TONIGHT AT 7PM AT THE HUNGRY BRAIN!!!!  YOU CAN GET NORMAL TICKETS HERE AND DISCOUNTED TICKETS HERE (IF ANY ARE LEFT, WE ONLY RELEASED A LIMITED AMOUNT) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
16/10/191h 19m

We Are The Kurds

In episode 116, the girls spend time discussing the situation where Trump backed a Turkish military operation to take out the American-backed Kurdish forces at the northeast Syrian border. Plus they spend the second half of the episode talking to Robert Evans about his experience in Syria and his thoughts on the situation. COME SEE US AT THE CHICAGO PODCAST FESTIVAL ON OCTOBER 16TH!!! TICKET LINK BELOW!!! PLUS A SPECIAL DISCOUNTED TICKET LINK BELOW!!!  FOOTNOTES: 1. President Endorses Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy 2. America's Kurdish allies risk being wiped out – by Nato 3. Syria: Kurds vow to form 'human shields' to fend off looming push 4. Turkey could cut off Islamic State’s supply lines. So why doesn’t it? 5. Research Paper: ISIS-Turkey Links 6. Turkish-backed rebels pushing for further mass displacement from Afrin: Monitor 7. Turkey sends reinforcements to Syrian border 8. Dozens of girls missing in Afrin 9. Trump Throws Middle East Policy Into Turmoil Over Syria 10. ETHNICALLY AMBIGUOUS AT THE CHICAGO PODCAST FESTIVAL TICKETS 11. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public 12. DISCOUNTED TICKETS TO OUR LIVE SHOW ON OCTOBER 16TH! LIMITED AMOUNT AVAILABLE! BUY NOW!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
14/10/191h 13m

I Am Fizaa Dosani

In this special bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian and Facial Recognition Comedy co-host Fizaa Dosani! They discuss her upbringing in Florida, coming from a family of doctors, how her parents met, her experience in a dangerous and emotionally abusive relationship and how to recognize the signs of these kinds of relationships, and more! It's an important discussion on life, love, and being true to yourself! Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @FizaaDosani and check out her podcast Facial Recognition Comedy and the live show of the same name that happens in New York and Los Angeles! Check out her website as well for more live shows! PS come see us at the Chicago Podcast Festival on October 16th at 7pm at The Hungry Brain!! Tickets can be found here!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
09/10/191h 8m

We Are Sixty and Sexy

In episode 115, the girls take a break from the heavy stuff! They give an update on the suspicious orphan from Ukraine situation and then talk a little about Shereen's experience photographing an event for Rosh Hashanah. THEN the girls call their parents!! Anna calls her dad and asks his thoughts on the current impeachment situation and then Shereen calls her mom to ask how her Spanish classes are going and her feelings on her surprise birthday party. It's fun!!! COME SEE US AT THE CHICAGO PODCAST FESTIVAL ON OCTOBER 16TH!!! TICKET LINK BELOW!!! FOOTNOTES: 1. The Ukrainian Orphan Who Is Actually Maybe an Adult Has Been Found in Indiana 2. Michael and Kristine Barnett the parents of an autisic savant and an adopted child from Ukraine who was actually a 22 year old scammer 3. 6 things you need to know to understand the Jewish High Holy Days 4. ETHNICALLY AMBIGUOUS AT THE CHICAGO PODCAST FESTIVAL TICKETS 5. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/10/191h 16m

I Am Bryan Safi

In this special bonus episode, the girls are joined by the wonderful Bryan Safi! They discuss his upbringing in El Paso, Texas, growing up with a Syrian background, coming out to his grandparents, finding his place in comedy, and more! Bryan is a real joy and this is a fun episode where we all bond over how frustrating it is to drive with our parents!! Follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @BryanSafi and listen to his podcast Throwing Shade! PS come see us at the Chicago Podcast Festival on October 16th at 7pm at The Hungry Brain!! Tickets can be found here!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
02/10/1959m 16s

We Are Having Compassion Fatigue

In episode 114, the girls talk about their exhaustion and then get into Mohammad Bin Salman's comments about the Jamal Khashoggi murder on a PBS documentary, a timeline of events of the whistleblower complaint from the White House, compassion fatigue and what that means, and more! COME SEE US AT THE CHICAGO PODCAST FESTIVAL ON OCTOBER 16TH!!! TICKET LINK BELOW!!! FOOTNOTES: 1. EXCLUSIVE: 'She tried to kill us!' Indiana mother who adopted 6-year-old Ukrainian girl with dwarfism has been charged with abandonment but claims her 'daughter' was found to be a 22-year old 'sociopath' masquerading as a child 2. Khashoggi murder 'happened under my watch', MBS tells PBS 3. Trump and Ukraine: Timeline of the events of the scandal 4. Document: Read the Whistle-Blower Complaint 5. Compassion Fatigue Awareness Project 6. Compassion Fatigue 7. Are You Suffering from Compassion Fatigue? 8. ETHNICALLY AMBIGUOUS AT THE CHICAGO PODCAST FESTIVAL TICKETS 9. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
30/09/191h 6m

I Am Josiah Johnson

In this fun bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian and NBA Twitter king Josiah Johnson! They get into his upbringing in LA, how he got into comedy, his Comedy Central show Legends of Chamberlain Heights, and more. They mostly talk about basketball though so it's a nice change of pace for the show! Who is your favorite player based on their Instagram presence alone??? Follow Josiah on Instagram and Twitter at @KingJosiah54 CAUSE YOU WILL LAUGH AND ENJOY IT!! PS come see us at the Chicago Podcast Festival on October 16th at 7pm at The Hungry Brain!! Tickets can be found here!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
25/09/191h 12m

We Are Being Surveilled

In episode 113, the girls talk SURVEILLANCE! They get into the US border patrol working with an Israeli military contract to surveil  a Native American reservation, the city of San Diego targeting communities of color, how the FBI finds its informants and busts their local terrorists, and more! COME SEE US AT THE CHICAGO PODCAST FESTIVAL ON OCTOBER 16TH!!! TICKET LINK BELOW!!! FOOTNOTES: 1. THE U.S. BORDER PATROL AND AN ISRAELI MILITARY CONTRACTOR ARE PUTTING A NATIVE AMERICAN RESERVATION UNDER “PERSISTENT SURVEILLANCE” 2. Tohono O'odham Indian Fact Sheet 3. San Diego Streetlights Target Communities of Color in Unprecedented use of Technology in the United States 4. INFORMANTS 5. The Informants 6. ETHNICALLY AMBIGUOUS AT THE CHICAGO PODCAST FESTIVAL TICKETS 7. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
23/09/191h 13m

I Am Dan Ahdoot

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian and actor Dan Ahdoot to get into how his parents met, his upbringing in a Jewish Iranian family in Great Neck, New York, how he decided to get into comedy, and more! We also do some impressions of their parents - it's fun! Follow Dan on Twitter and Instagram at @StandUpDan. Check out his website here and listen to his new podcast Green Eggs and Dan! It's all about food and he looks in people's fridges! How can you say no? Also watch him on Bajillion Dollar Properties on Pluto TV!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
18/09/191h 22m

We Are Outside

In episode 112, the girls discuss the firing of John Bolton, the death of an Iranian woman who set herself on fire in protest of women not being allowed in football stadiums, Israeli Netflix show Spy causing outrage, Israeli' television show's propaganda, and more! If you love this show, tell a friend! Also give us a five star review! We are lonely! FOOTNOTES: 1. Trump Ousts John Bolton as National Security Adviser 2. White House officials are wary of Trump's national security adviser and are reportedly blocking him from peace plans 3. Disguised women sneak into Iranian football match 4. Iran's 'blue girl' dies after setting herself on fire 5. Female Football Fan In Iran Dies In Hospital From Burns 6. I said no to a Netflix audition because I support Palestinian rights 7. Emmy-Winning Actor Turned Down Netflix Series Audition in Support of Palestinian Rights 8. ‘Fauda’ makes Israeli-Palestinian conflict a must-see TV hit 9. Netflix, Time to Nix War Crimes Glorifying Series 10. Netflix series ‘The Spy’ sparks outrage online 11. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
16/09/1957m 48s

I Am Afeef Nessouli

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by writer, journalist, and podcaster Afeef Nessouli to discuss his upbringing in Atlanta, losing his mother, coming out to his father, dealing with health issues, finding his place as a journalist in New York, his work with podcasting with PRX and the Google Creator's Program, and so much more! He's a doing some amazing work so please follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @Afeefness and check out his website here!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
11/09/191h 12m

We Are Smarties

In episode 111, the girls get into a female chief trying to save the Amazon, the HBO show Our Boys, the 2014 kidnapping of Israeli teenagers, the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, a reminder about what is going on Yemen and the current peace talks that have finally happened after four years, a random discussion about their favorite candy, and more! WHAT IS YOUR FAV CANDY FROM CHILDHOOD??? FOOTNOTES: 1. Female Chief in the Amazon is on a Mission to Save the Rain Forest 2. Joseph Cedar and Tawfik Abu-Wael Discuss “Our Boys” 3. 2014 kidnapping and murder of Israeli teenagers 4. Hanin Zoabi: IDF operation in West Bank is terrorism 5. Kidnapping and murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir 6. The World Has Left Yemen to Die 7. Yemen civil war: the conflict explained 8. US 'in talks with Houthis' in bid to end Yemen war: Official 9. The Future Structure of the Yemeni State 10. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
09/09/191h 13m

I Am Pallavi Gunalan

In this special bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian and biomedical engineer PhD student Pallavi Gunalan to discuss her upbringing, how her parents met, her studies, why she decided to do stand up, and more! It's a great conversation about believing in religion and spirituality. We highly recommend it! Follow her in Instagram and Twitter at @pallavigunalan. Check out her website as well and her web series Dirty Science!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
04/09/191h 8m

We Are Burning

In episode 110, the girls catch up on Succession, talk about the new wild roller coaster coming to Six Flag's Saudi Arabia, the Palestinian Harvard freshmen deported back to Lebanon, the burning of the Amazon, Denmark's new climate change accord, and more! DONATE TO HELP SAVE THE AMAZON (LINKS BELOW!)! WE CAN'T RECOVER IT ONCE IT IS GONE!!! FOOTNOTES: 1. Watch: Saudi Arabia to have the 'longest, highest and fastest roller coaster' in the world 2. Incoming Harvard Freshman Deported After Visa Revoked 3. The Amazon Cannot Be Recovered Once It’s Gone 4. Everything you need to know about the fires in the Amazon 5. ‘Let’s integrate these citizens’: Amazon tribe’s survival threatened by Bolsonaro’s construction plans 6. Denmark’s New Government Places Climate Change As A Top Priority 7. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public How you can help the Amazon! 1. WWF 5 Ways To Help The Amazon 2. Donate to protect an acre of rainforest 3. Rainforest Trust 4. Defend Indigenous rights and protect the rainforest by donating or signing a pledge 5. Signal boost the Indigenous Women's March 6. Learn more about Indigenous Rights Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
02/09/191h 4m

I Am Artoun Nazareth

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian and Arab Spring Break alum Artoun Nazareth to discuss his Armenian heritage, his upbringing in New Jersey, growing up in the Armenian church, getting into stand up comedy, and much more! Follow him on Instagram at @artoun_nazareth and on Twitter at @ArtounCartoon. Also check out his upcoming shows on his website! He's a great guy! Love him like we do!!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
28/08/191h 11m

We Are Lit

In episode 109, the girls catch up after Orlando Podcast Movement, and then get into Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib's press conference over Israel and Trump, the HBO mini-series Our Boys, the deadline for unregistered Syrians to leave Istanbul, war hawk Tulsi Gabbard, Islamophobia in Italy, and more! Leave a review! 5 stars no less! Buy merch! Sales! FOOTNOTES: 1. Omar, Tlaib on Israeli Travel Ban: 'We Can't Let Trump and Netanyahu Hide Occupation' 2. How Our Boys Painstakingly Re-creates an Israeli-Palestinian Tragedy 3. Our Boys (miniseries) 4. Deadline elapses for unregistered Syrians to leave Istanbul 5. Tulsi Gabbard is not the pro-peace presidential candidate we want 6. Italy's Muslims uneasy after election of far-right government 7. The resurgence of Oriana Fallaci's anti-Islam message in Italy 8. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
26/08/191h 17m

I Am Laura Chinn

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by Florida Girls creator and star Laura Chinn! They get into her upbringing in LA and and then Clearwater, Florida. She also discuss how she grew up fast because of the lower income community she was in, how she always wanted to be an actor but at times missed having fun with her friends in Florida, how she got into comedy and came up with the idea of Florida Girls, and so much more! Follow her on Instagram at @laurachinnnn and watch Florida Girls on PopTV now!!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
21/08/191h 22m

We Are Not Seeking War

In episode 108, the girls get into Priyanka Chopra encouraging nuclear war, Iran's foreign minister Javad Zariff's comments on tensions in the Middle East, Toni Morrison, Trump's attempt to stop immigration, more Islamophobia in Europe, and more! Trump is making America racist AF and there is no stopping him! Who killed Jeffrey Epstein?? FOOTNOTES: 1. Actress Priyanka Chopra accused of 'encouraging nuclear war' 2. Priyanka Chopra tweeted during a time when we were this 👌🏽 close to sending nukes to one another. Instead of advocating for peace she tweeted in support of the Indian army 3. Zarif: US arms sales make Gulf into 'tinderbox ready to blow up' 4. Iran's Zarif: 'We are not seeking war' 5. New US rule would target immigrants who use public benefits 6. Making America White Again 7. Woman Stabbed to Death in Downtown Pittsburgh 8. Did Anne Frank Write About ‘Terrible Things Happening’ and ‘Families Torn Apart’? 9. Trump Policy Favors Wealthier Immigrants for Green Cards 10. Muslime sehen sich wachsenden Anfeindungen ausgesetzt 11. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
19/08/191h 3m

I Am Laci Mosley

In this special bonus episode, the girls are joined by the amazingly talented and hilarious Laci Mosley!! Can you tell how much we love her? WE LOVE HER! They get into her upbringing in Texas, dealing with masked racism in her high school, coming up in New York and then LA, and more! We always have a good time so get ready! Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @DivaLaci and GO SEE HER IMPROV SHOWS AT UCB! ALSO WATCH HER ON FLORIDA GIRLS!!!!! On PopTV! All episodes out now! Woohoo!!!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
14/08/191h 15m

We Are On A Pilgrimage

In episode 107, the girls do some singing (mostly Anna) and then get into the mass shootings from over the weekend and Trump's dangerous rhetoric, the historic ICE raid in Mississippi, the representation of Bruce Lee in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, South Asian women being trafficked to East African countries, and more! Check out the in-depth Hajj (pilgrimage to Mecca) break down below! Also give us a review! 5 stars! No less! (in Benicio Del Toro deep scary voice!) FOOTNOTES: 1. GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS MOVEMENT ISSUES TRAVEL WARNING FOR THE U.S. DUE TO RAMPANT GUN VIOLENCE 2. Counties that hosted a 2016 Trump rally saw a 226 percent increase in hate crimes 3. ICE agents arrest 680 undocumented workers in Mississippi 4. Children of undocumented immigrants arrested in Mississippi rely on strangers for food and shelter 5. U.S. Deported a Detroit Man to Iraq, Where He’d Never Been and Didn’t Speak the Language. He Died on the Streets. 6. The Radical Way Bruce Lee Redefined Asian American Masculinity 7. Bruce Lee’s Daughter Saddened by ‘Mockery’ in ‘Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood’ (Exclusive) 8. dragon: the bruce lee story – breakfast at tiffany’s 9. Hajj 2019: An in-depth look at the sacred journey 10. The South Asian women trafficked to Kenya's Bollywood-style bars 11. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
12/08/191h 10m

I Am Mangesh Hattikudur

In this special bonus episode, the girls are joined by HowStuffWorks podcast network's (now iHeartRadio podcast network) own Mangesh Hattikudur! They get into how his parents met and his upbringing, how he was the original hipster, how Mental Floss started, how he ended up at HowStuffWorks, and more! It's been a long time coming getting Mangesh so appreciate our scheduling work! Follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @mhattikudur. And listen to his podcast Part-Time Genius!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/08/191h 17m

We Are Mohammad Bin-GONE

In episode 106, the girls talk about Turkey cracking down on Syrian refugees (for no good reason), an update on the Saudi arms deal, how Mohammad bin Salman will make you be Mohammad bin GONE, and the Dutch banning the burqa and niqabs in public institutions and transportation. Leave us a five star review! FOOTNOTES: 1. As 1,000 Syrians arrested in Turkey, crackdown fears intensify 2. Senate fails to override Trump vetoes of Saudi arms sales bills 3. NO ONE IS SAFE: HOW SAUDI ARABIA MAKES DISSIDENTS DISAPPEAR 4. Saudi Arabia reportedly disappeared a dissident prince by redirecting his plane to Riyadh and then arresting him 5. Dutch ban on burqas and niqabs takes effect 6. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
05/08/191h 12m

We Are Sobia Ahmad

This week on the podcast, the girls are joined by interdisciplinary artist Sobia Ahmad! They discuss her upbringing as a Muslim both in Pakistan and America, her experience of immigrating when she was fourteen, how her identity informs her art, and more! We also talk about the process of creating her solo show ‘Imbrications’, which highlights the struggle Muslim immigrants face in light of Trump's Muslim ban, as well as the importance of community, representation, and truth. Get ready to be inspired! If you're in the Baltimore area make sure to check out her work at the Catalyst Contemporary Gallery on view until September 7th. Follow Sobia on Instagram @sobia.ahmad.art and check out her website here for more information on her shows. Go make some art, fam! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
31/07/191h 14m

We Are Demolished

In episode 105, the girls get into an update on Congress's attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, Israel demolishing homes in Palestinian controlled territory, the death of the Tunisian president and the countries future, the resignation of Puerto Rico's governor, and more! Buy our merch! Give us a review! 5 stars, no less!! Donate to the Kickstarter for the film Shereen is producing! (link below!!) FOOTNOTES: 1. Trump vetoes Congress’s attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia 2. Israeli rampage of destruction in Jerusalem village 3. Israel's home demolitions a 'war crime': Palestinian envoy 4. Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi dies at 92 5. Tunisia to bring forward presidential polls after Essebsi's death 6. 'Relief and joy' in Puerto Rico as governor announces resignation 7. The Great Valley Kickstarter 8. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
29/07/191h 2m

I Am Mano Agapion

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined comedian, podcast host, improviser, writer, amazing human Mano Agapion! It's a true wild ride as they learn about his upbringing in North Carolina, growing up in a Greek household, the story of what a legend his mother is, and so much more! There are twists, and turns, and true LAUGH OUT LOUD moments!! Honestly could this episode get better? We don't think so! Follow Mano on Twitter and Instagram at @manoagapion. Listen to What The Tuck? A RuPaul Drag Race podcast on Headgum and We Love Trash on Patreon! GO SEE HIM DO IMPROV IF YOU'RE IN LA!!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
24/07/191h 14m

We Are Not Going Back

It's episode 104! The girls talk about emotional manipulation on The Bachelorette, the US and Canada using Southeast nations as dumpsters, how Myanmar families resisting the recruitment of their children, Trump trying to get Ilhan Omar killed, congress finally stepping up and attempting to stop the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan, and more! Also there is a heat wave coming! Fuck Nancy Pelosi! FOOTNOTES: 1. 'Not a bin': Cambodia to return plastic waste to US, Canada 2. How Myanmar families resist armed groups recruiting children 3. Crowds chant 'send her back' as Trump renews attack on Ilhan Omar 4. #IStandWithIlhan: Show of support for Omar after racist chants 5. Trump distances himself from 'send her back' chants 6. As Trump seeks distance from racist chant, Omar calls him fascist 7. “THERE IS NO SUCCESSFUL STRATEGY...THAT INVOLVES CASTING THEM OUT”: INSIDE THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN NANCY PELOSI AND THE SQUAD 8. Defying Trump, US House votes to block Saudi arms sales 9. ‘Dangerous heat wave is building’ as temperatures spike in the central and eastern U.S. 10. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
22/07/191h 10m

I Am Chris Farah

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian and actress Chris Farah. They talk about her Palestinian and Lebanese background, growing up in Orange County, her Arab family dynamic, and more! It's a good vibe, like all our guests but this one is women being real with women in the realest way! Omg! Follow Chris on Instagram and Twitter at @ChrisLFarah. Watch her videos on YouTube as well!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
17/07/191h 24m

We Are America Two

In episode 103, the girls talk about buying an island and starting 'America Two' cause this one currently sucks. Then they talk about the worst immigration judge in this country and how immigration courts work for asylum seekers, which Democratic senators who are running for president and also support Israel, plus the documentary film Gaza Fights For Freedom, and more! Buy our new merch! Okay, bye! FOOTNOTES: 1. “Your Judge Is Your Destiny” 2. More Than 52,000 People Are Now Being Detained By ICE, An Apparent All-Time High 3. Immigrants held in remote ICE facilities struggle to find legal aid before they’re deported 4. Asylum Decisions and Denials Jump in 2018 5. Long shot lawyer: Defending migrants in US’s toughest immigration court 6. American Bar Association Says Immigration Courts Are 'On The Brink Of Collapse' 7. Let John Oliver (and Some Adorable Toddlers) Teach You About Immigration Courts 8. An absolutely stunning racist attack on @IlhanMN from Tucker. 9. Gaza Fights For Freedom 10. ‘Gaza Fights for Freedom’ premiers in Los Angeles 11. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch On Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
15/07/191h 14m

I Am Bhi Bhiman

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by musician/music producer/podcaster Bhi Bhiman to talk about his new album and podcast 'Peace Of Mind,' his upbringing in the mid-west, his relationship with his family, where his name stems from, how he came up in the music industry, and much more! It's a great episode where everyone really vibes. They even talk a little about Chris Cornell! It's all good, baby! Find his album here! Follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @BhiBhiman.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
10/07/191h 10m

We Are Not Welcome In France

In episode 102, the girls have a slow start but then get into the princes in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates who want to destroy any hope for Arab democracy, an update on the Iran and US tensions over the nuclear deal, and a story about how France is still super racist and against religious freedom when it comes to Muslim women and their hijabs, burka's, and burkini. WHY ARE THEY SO ISLAMOPHOBIC??? FOOTNOTES: 1. The Princes Who Want to Destroy Any Hope for Arab Democracy 2. 'Seriously?': Zarif mocks US, insists Iran has not violated deal 3. Pools in France close after women defy burkini ban 4. Hijab: a very French obsession 5. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
08/07/191h 7m

I Am Aymann Ismail

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined remotely by Slate Magazine's Aymann Ismail. They talk about his upbringing as an Egyptian-American in New Jersey, his college experiences, the racism he dealt with in NYC, his video series Who's Afraid Of Aymann Ismail?, his new podcast Man Up, his work for Slate Magazine, and more! Follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @aymanndotcom.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
03/07/191h 13m

We Are The U.S.S. Whatever

In episode 101, the girls get into US an Iran tensions through the years and then take a look at horror going on at our border and the unlivable migrant camps children are being held at. It's super uplifting, not. Check out links below to see how you can donate to the children who are being held at these camps. Also our new merch is out but feels kinda strange promoting that after telling you to donate to the children. Spend your money how you wish! Leave a review? Are we monsters? FOOTNOTES: 1. The key moments in the long history of U.S.-Iran tensions 2. US-Iran relations: A brief history 3. Iran–United States relations 4. Operation Praying Mantis 5. American Concentration Camps 6. Horror across US-Mexico border with multiple parents, infants dead 7. Shocking photo of drowned father and daughter highlights migrants' border peril 9. Want to help migrant children at the border? Here’s how to donate 8. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
01/07/191h 14m

I Am Melissa Lozada-Oliva

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by poet Melissa Lozada-Oliva! They talk about her upbringing in Massachusetts, what growing up in a predominantly white neighborhood was like, where she gets her inspiration for her poetry, and more! She also reads us a poem! Plus she has her own podcast called SAY MORE with Olivia Gatwood. You can check out her website at www.melissalozadaoliva.com and follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @ellomelissa.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
26/06/191h 10m

We Are CENTAUR

In episode 100, the GIRLS GO OFFFFFF YASSSSSS GOOO OFFFFF QUEEN!!!!!  (Note: This episode is insane and makes no sense and it's mostly a celebration. If you are not into that this is not the episode for you - tune back again next week for that news stuff.) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
24/06/191h 17m

I Am Arisce Wanzer

In this empowering bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian and trans supermodel Arisce Wanzer. They talk about her upbringing, coming out as trans in Miami, moving to West Hollywood, how the modeling world works for the trans community, and so much more! She breaks down the fashion world for us!! Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @Ariscestocrat.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
19/06/191h 16m

We Are Blue For Sudan

It's episode 99! The girls start by talking of the passing of Anna's grandfather in Iran, then get into the meeting of the prime minister of Japan and the Supreme Leader of Iran, and then a singer from Syria Abdel-Basset al-Sarout, and then a break down of what is going on in Sudan right now. Listen and be sad with us! Oh well! FOOTNOTES: 1. Trump administration blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Middle East 2. Iran has 'no intentions' to make or use nuclear weapons, Abe says 3. Abdel-Basset al-Sarout: Controversial singer of Syria's war 4. Sudan Massacre: What's Happening and How to Help 5. ‘Horrific and Barbaric’: Here’s What We Know About the Human Rights Crisis in Sudan 6. George Clooney Arrested During A Protest At The Sudan Embassy 7. Ethnically Ambiguous on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
17/06/191h 6m

I Am Yusong Liu

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by the one and only Yusong Liu! They get into his upbringing, immigrating to America and moving around as a child, what got him into podcasting, his journey out to Los Angeles, working at Starburns Audio and then on Doughboys and so much more! Follow him on Instagram at @Yusong_Liu and on Twitter at @YusongL. WE LOVE YOU YUSONG!!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
12/06/191h 11m

We Are Eid

In episode 98, the girls catch up and talk about the very lonely Keanu Reeves and then get into the Jared Kushner interview on Axios on HBO and his idiotic thoughts on Palestine, plus a break down of what Eid is and how Muslims celebrate Ramadan, and more! What fun! Google image "Keanu Reeves alone" and feel for the man! Eid Mubarak! FOOTNOTES: 1. Kushner: Palestinians not yet capable of governing themselves 2. 2 especially cringeworthy moments from Jared Kushner’s Axios interview 3. The 29 most eyebrow-raising lines from Jared Kushner's Axios interview 4. Eid al-Fitr 2019: Everything you need to know 5. WHEN IS EID AL-FITR 2019 AND HOW DO MUSLIMS CELEBRATE THE END OF RAMADAN? 6. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
10/06/191h 8m

I Am Yusef Roach

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian and EDGE LORD Yusef Roach to discuss his upbringing, his insane twitter, how he came into comedy in Austin, and much more! It's a fun episode and the girls and Yusef have a lot of fun and it's a wild ride of an episode! Enjoy it cause we did! Follow Yusef on Instagram and Twitter at @YusefRoach and get deep!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
05/06/191h 9m

We Are Nikesh Shukla

In episode 97, the girls are joined by writer and the editor of the Good Immigrant books Nikesh Shukla. They discuss his upbringing, a racist experience that altered his life, what got him into writing, his past rap career and how it bled into the subject matter of his first novel, and much, much more! Follow him on Twitter at @nikeshshukla and on Instagram at @nshuklawhaaat. Also check out the Good Immigrant book here! Also if you're in the Los Angeles area, Nikesh will be at Chevalier Books tomorrow, Tuesday, 4th June, from 7pm to 9pm to do a The Good Immigrant USA panel with Jade Chang and our very own Dani Fernandez! More info can be found here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
03/06/191h 10m

I Am Estrella Bonilla

In this bonus episode, Anna tries something different! This episode is part of her Interesting People Of Berlin series! She interviews longtime friend and expat Estrella Bonilla about her life in Berlin, her work with children's yoga, and Rabbel Magazine, the pre-teen magazine she works on. She also discusses her own mother's experience coming to America as an illegal-immigrant from Ecuador and how it differs from what migrants go through today. Check out Rabbel Mag here!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
29/05/1951m 47s

I Am Yalın Özer

This is the final episode of Anna's Interesting People Of Berlin series! In this one, she is joined by Turkish chef and Berlin resident Yalın Özer. They get into his experiences coming to Berlin from Turkey, what it was like to work in high-intensity high-end restaurant kitchens, the racism Turkish people experienced in Berlin and how the city has changed, the difference between being born in Turkey and being Turkish born in Germany, his love for the NBA, and more! It's a really interesting conversation! Check out his Instagram at @yalinofski - he posts pictures of his tasty food creations!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
29/05/1952m 44s

I Am Patty Mulloy

Another bonus episode that is a part of Anna's Interesting People Of Berlin series! Anna is joined by her friend and expat Patty Mulloy to talk about her experiences living in Berlin, growing up as a child adopted from India in Mobile, Alabama, growing up with a white mother in the South, exploring her identity, and more! If you're ever in Berlin, check out the puppet theater she works at, Schaubude Berlin! And check her out on Instagram at @PattyAnnish!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
29/05/1951m 47s

We Are Spoiler Alert

In episode 96, the girls get into it quick! They talk about Jared Kushner and his 'ultimate deal' for Palestine and Israel and how that effects Jordan, the dozens killed in a airstrikes and more in Syria, what their parents do for Ramadan, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. Kushner's squeeze play on Jordan's King Abdullah 2. Inside the room: King of Jordan left in the dark on Trump's peace plan 3. Dozens killed as rebels launch counterattack in Syria 4. Fasts and late-night protein shakes: how Muslim athletes compete during Ramadan 5. Russian air raids 'kill five children' in Syria's Idlib 6. Ethnically Ambiguous on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
27/05/1958m 12s

I Am Shangela

This is one of the most glorious bonus episodes yet! We are joined by DJ Pierce AKA Shangela Laquifa Wadley! The girls are blessed to have Shangela in studio and cannot contain their excitement. We won't describe the episode because you NEED TO LISTEN TO IT! DO IT NOW! Shangela is here and Shangela is ethnically ambiguous AF. What are you waiting for? PRESS PLAY! Also check out Shangela on Twitter and Instagram at @itsSHANGELA. And of course you know Shangela has a podcast - you can find it here! ALSO BUY SHANGELA MERCH HERE!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
22/05/191h 2m

We Are Not Gucci

In episode 95, the girls get into Gucci's problematic turban, the bills banning abortion throughout the South, the tensions escalating between Iran and the Trump administration, and much much more! Anna is too much in a hurry to write a longer description! Tomorrow is her birthday! This episode is dedicated to friend Domo! FOOTNOTES: 1. Are tensions between US, Gulf allies and Iran coming to a head? 2. Yemen’s Houthi Rebels Attack Saudi Oil Facilities, Escalating Tensions in Gulf 3. War With Iran Wouldn’t Be Like Iraq 4. Trump administration's Iran threat claim disputed by foreign officials 5. It’s Time for the Leaders of Saudi Arabia and Iran to Talk 6. Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea 7. What happens next with Alabama's near-total abortion ban 8. Roe v. Wade 9. Gucci once again under fire for selling ‘Full Indy Turban’ 10. Ethnically Ambiguous on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
20/05/191h 10m

I Am Zahra Noorbakhsh

It's bonus episode time again! We had comedian and #GoodMuslimBadMuslim co-host Zahra Noorbakhsh joining Shereen and Anna! They get into her upbringing with her parents in the Bay Area, her experiences coming up in comedy, and much, much more! It's a fun time and her pup Wookie is also in-studio with us! Great times with a super interesting person who you need to follow on Instagram and twitter: @ZahraComedy. Also check out her website www.zahranoorbakhsh.com.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
15/05/1956m 4s

We Are Back

It's episode 94, and the girls are back in studio again!! They start by catching up and talking about a children's book they received from a listener (The Adventures of Laila and Ahmed - purchase link below!!) and then get into the situation with Iran and the nuclear deal, Egyptian footballer Mo Salah, and much more! LISTEN LISTEN LISTEN and give us a 5 star review! FOOTNOTES: 1. Iranian leader announces partial withdrawal from nuclear deal 2. EU rejects Iran nuclear deal 'ultimatum', regrets US sanctions 3. Donald Trump tells Iran ‘call me’ over lifting sanctions 4. Trump Team's Mixed Messages on North Korea, Venezuela and Iran 5. MOHAMED SALAH 6. Mo Salah ruled out of Liverpool's Champions League clash against Barcelona 7. Footballer Mo Salah wants women to be treated with more respect in the Muslim world 8. Liverpool F.C.’s Mohamed Salah, an Arab Muslim Sports Star Subtly Confronting Racism and Islamophobia 9. WATCH: "I'll Be Muslim Too!" WITH LYRICS Porto v Liverpool | New Mo Salah Song | Learn LFC Chants 10. WATCH: Mo Salah song at Southampton Away 05/04/19 11. The Adventures of Laila and Ahmed in Syria 12. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
13/05/191h 17m

I Am Dhruv Uday Singh

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by the hilarious comedian and actor Dhruv Uday Singh! They get into his upbringing in India, common misconceptions about growing up there (they don't pay for stuff with jewels!), his experience coming to America, how he got into comedy, how all teen shows are topical yet horny, and so much more! It's a real laugh riot and y'all will really enjoy it. Check out his podcast I'm Too Effing High (Anna & Shereen were on it!) and watch him on Good Trouble (the teen drama he is on!) Also follow him on Instagram at @dhruvudaysingh. AND check out his short film Beauty And The East!   Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
08/05/191h 21m

We Are Shereen's Cousins

In episode 93, we travel with Shereen to West Virginia to visit some of her mother's family. She sits down with some of her younger cousins to talk about their recent immigration stories, what they miss about Syria, the trauma of living through war, their experiences in America, making new friends (not to mention new lives), and so much more. In addition to being teenage immigrants, each cousin has their own hopes and dreams; they speak to Shereen in their second language of English in order to share their stories with us! We hope y'all appreciate this episode and the strength of Shereen's cousins, who, like so many just like them, immigrated to this country in search of a better world.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
06/05/191h 26m

I Am Giancarlo Volpe

Today's bonus episode is with special guest Giancarlo Volpe! Shereen met Giancarlo through her younger sister and she instantly became a fan. In addition to being a phenomenally talented animator, producer, writer, and comic creator, he's also a truly wonderful human being! We're so excited to have him in our EA fam; we talk to Giancarlo about his Italian-American upbringing, being raised in an immigrant family, his love of art, how he paved his own way in the animation industry, and so much more! Follow Giancarlo on Twitter @Giancarlo_Volpe to keep up with him and his upcoming projects!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
01/05/191h 15m

We Are Anna's Family

In episode 92, the girls try something different. This episode is a soundscape that is also accompanied by interviews with Anna's family and family friends. The interviews took place in San Rafael, California at a Bay Area Iranian Sizdah Be-dar celebration. Sizdah Be-dar, also known as Nature's Day, is an Iranian festival held annually on the thirteenth day of Farvardin (the first month of the spring season), during which people spend time picnicking outdoors. It marks the end of the Nowruz holidays in Iran. Enjoy!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
29/04/1957m 51s

I Am Avital Ash

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by the great Avital Ash! She is a performer, comedian, actor, writer, and director! And a wonderful person! They get into her upbringing in Miami in a Jewish Orthodox family, her need to get out, her history with her biological mother, what brought her to LA, and so much more! Follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @avitalash.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
24/04/191h 14m

We Are This Or That

In episode 91, the girls are on vacation so this one is a little different. They spend the entire episode answering myspace-style questionnaires. They answer some random questions, then do some never have I ever, plus some this or that, and then even would some would you rather's! It's a fun, random episode that will show you more than you ever thought about Anna and Shereen!! WE HOPE YOU ENJOY IT!!!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
22/04/191h 12m

I Am Lisa Chanoux

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian Lisa Chanoux to discuss her upbringing as an Arab-American in El Paso, Texas. They get into her family's immigration to Texas through Mexico, what brought her to Los Angeles, her comedy, growing up Arab in Texas, and so much more! Check out her podcast What's Your Sign? and follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @asilnoux.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
17/04/191h 11m

We Are Coming For The Kushners

In episode 90 the girls from for the Kushner family. They spend the time together breaking down how Jared Kushner was able to get Qatar to pay off 666 Fifth Avenue for his families real estate company. How you ask? Well a lot of shady stuff happened SO LISTEN TO FIND OUT MORE!! WE'RE COMING FOR YA KUSHNERS!! FOOTNOTES: 1. THE KUSHNERS ARE FINALLY GETTING THAT SWEET, SWEET QATARI CASH 2. Kushners Near Deal With Qatar-Linked Company for Troubled Tower 3. Kushners ‘Negotiating Now,’ Over Sale of Flagship Building 4. At Kushners’ Flagship Building, Mounting Debt and a Foundered Deal 5. QATAR SHOCKED, SHOCKED TO LEARN IT ACCIDENTALLY BAILED OUT JARED KUSHNER 6. SAUDI ARABIA PLANNED TO INVADE QATAR LAST SUMMER. REX TILLERSON’S EFFORTS TO STOP IT MAY HAVE COST HIM HIS JOB. 7. Kushner Companies confirms meeting with Qatar on financing 8. Rex Tillerson stopped Saudi and UAE from 'attacking' Qatar 9. SAUDI AND EMIRATI PRINCES FEUD OVER WHO HAS MORE CONTROL OF JARED KUSHNER 10. Kushner’s Financial Ties to Israel Deepen Even With Mideast Diplomatic Role 11. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
15/04/1951m 50s

I Am Eli Olsberg

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian Eli Olsberg to hear the wildest tale from his life. They get into his upbringing in Florida, his trips visiting his family in Argentina, and most importantly the story of his father. It's a truly amazing episode with some serious ~*vibes*~ that will get ya thinking! Check out Eli's podcasts Closure: The Podcast That Never Ends and Pod Is A Woman. Find him on Twitter at @EliOlsberg and on Instagram.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
10/04/191h 25m

We Are Reza Aslan

In episode 89, Anna and Shereen are joined by the one and only REZA ASLAN!! It finally happened! We got our one true GOD on the show. Haha, see what we did there? Anyway we get into religion, his book GOD, Reza's upbringing, how he is raising his children when it comes to religion, and so much more! Buy his paperback version of GOD on 4/9! Also follow him on Twitter at @rezaaslan and check out his website at rezaaslan.com!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
08/04/191h 16m

I Am Sydnee Washington

In this great bonus episode the girls are joined by New York comedian Sydnee Washington! They get into her upbringing in the Bay Area in California and New York City, her experience with college, deciding to come out, coming up in the comedy scene in New York, her partner and their cats, and much more! Check out her podcast Unofficial Expert and follow her on Twitter at @Justsydnyc (it's work in progress) and on Instagram at @justsydbw!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
03/04/191h 12m

We Are Shereen's Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHEREEN!!!! It's episode 88 and it is Shereen's birthday! The girls talk about physical therapy and then get into Saudi Arabia deciding to temporarily release a few female activists who were abused during interrogation, plus Trump deciding that Syria's Golan Height's is an Israeli territory - WRONG! Anyway, April fools! JK, no fools here! HAHAHHAHA! FOOTNOTES: 1. Saudi Arabia temporarily frees three women's rights activists 2. Trump: Time for US to recognise Israeli sovereignty over Golan 3. Trump formally recognises Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights 4. Syria condemns Trump's stance on Golan Heights sovereignty 5. Syria requests urgent UN Security Council meeting on Golan 6. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
01/04/191h 5m

I Am Teresa Lee

In this bonus episode the ladies are joined by the one and only comedian Teresa Lee! They talk about her upbringing in the Bay Area with her Taiwanese parents, deciding to go to the east coast for college, getting into comedy, her relationship with her twin and younger brother, struggles with mental illness, and more! Check out her new short film I Think She Likes You which is coming to the Tribeca Film Festival! Listen to her podcasts Pod Is A Woman and You Can Tell Me Anything!  Follow her Instagram and Twitter at @leresatee! Whoop!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
27/03/191h 22m

We Are Heavy

In episode 87, the girls get heavy. They read the name of every human being who died in the Mosque shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand and give some background on them. They also get into the rise of ISIL in the Iraq/Syria region and how they still maintain some power. It's a heavy one. We recommend a box of tissues if you're sensitive to such topics. FOOTNOTES: 1. Khaled Beydoun's Twitter 2. The New Zealand Shooting Victims Spanned Generations and Nationalities 3. 4 things to know about Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand's prime minister 4. Jacinda Ardern leads New Zealand in aftermath of killings police say could have been worse 5. Anatomy of a 'caliphate': The rise and fall of ISIL 6. Caliphate 7. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
25/03/191h 7m

I Am Moujan Zolfaghari

In this bonus episode, Anna and Shereen are joined by comedy writer and improviser Moujan Zolfaghari to talk all about her upbringing in the Bay Area of California, coming to America from Iran, deciding to pursue comedy, moving to New York, deciding on whether to go to graduate school, and so much more! It's a fun, funny, fun episode! Enjoy and follow Moujan on Instagram at @moujanz. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
20/03/191h 16m

We Are A Velour Tracksuit

In episode 86, the girls are at it again! They get into Israel militarizing children, how Saudi Arabia claims they're going to get rid of their male guardianship laws, and some personal talk about intimacy and relationships. Anna is wearing a velour tracksuit! Ace Biscuits is wearing a Hawaiian shirt! Shereen is losing her mind! FOOTNOTES: 1. It's high time to hold Saudi Arabia to account on women's rights 2. Google refuses to remove Saudi government app that lets men track and control women 3. Disturbing photos show militarization of Israeli children 4. Ethnically Ambiguous on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
18/03/191h 15m

I Am Melisa D. Monts

This week Shereen is joined by her amazing friend, producer, and writer Melisa D. Monts! They discuss her growing up and going to school in Arkansas, how she got her start as a producer of both film and podcasts, and the importance of inclusion and racial diversity. Melisa inspires us endlessly; the episode was such a great and much needed conversation and we're so happy to introduce her to our EA family! Listen to the awesome podcasts that she produces and keep up with her on Instagram and Twitter @SheIsNotMelissa! FOOTNOTES: 1. Don't Blame Me Podcast 2. Not Too Deep Podcast 3. Directionally Challenged with Candice King and Kayla Ewell Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
13/03/191h 10m

We Are Standing With Ilhan Omar

In episode 85, the girls spend the entire episode breaking down why we must stand with Ilhan Omar and how the United States has been ignoring the blatant murder of Palestinians. We stand by Ilhan Omar and you should too! FOOTNOTES: 1. The dishonest smearing of Ilhan Omar 2. A lot of the conversation now around the smearing of @IlhanMN, allegations of antisemitism and the US-Israel relationship are something of a proxy for a bigger, tense divide among Jews in the US and Israel. Some thoughts on this will follow.... 3. House Dems will take floor action to confront Omar’s latest Israel comments 4. Sanders, Harris and Warren defend Ilhan Omar amid controversy over Israel comments 5. Omar uproar swamps Pelosi 6. "Everything she's said about Israel she's pretty much said about Saudi Arabia. So if she's an anti-Semite, she must be an Islamophobe as well" 7. Trump and Democrats unite to smear Ilhan Omar 8. House Votes to Condemn All Hate as Anti-Semitism Debate Overshadows Congress 9. Ilhan Omar Is Winning 10. The Ilhan Omar controversy shows how little we care about Palestinian lives 11. Ocasio-Cortez fundraises off claim that AIPAC is 'coming after' her, Omar, Tlaib Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
11/03/191h 6m

I Am Anna Salinas

This week's bonus episode is a fun-filled time with very special guest Anna Salinas! She's an artist, writer, and performer who also happens to be an absolute joy to be around. The girls talk about Anna's mixed-race heritage (spoiler alert: she's Aquaman), her parents' love story, her childhood dreams of being a journalist and experience with Teach For America. They also discuss the power of social media and how Anna's life eventually led her to art and drawing comics, particularly centered on mental health. Keep up with Anna and her work on Twitter and Instagram: @badcomixbyanna  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
06/03/191h 18m

We Are Beefing

In episode 84, the girls get into Mister Rogers and what a great guy he was, the indictment of Benjamin Netanyahu and his potential new opposition for prime minister elections, the feud between Pakistan and India, and more! They also try and figure out why Ariana Grande has no furniture in her home! Listen now! Also check us out on Pod Is A Woman!! Whoop! FOOTNOTES: 1. Netanyahu Indictment Closer as Israeli Prosecutor Seeks Charges 2. The Corruption Cases Against Netanyahu 3. Netanyahu’s new rival is surging in Israel’s polls 4. Israeli Cartoon about IDF and Benny Gantz 5. Sara Netanyahu, Wife of Israeli Prime Minister, to Face Fraud Charges 6. India and Pakistan: The deadly 7. India-Pakistan tensions: All the latest updates 8. Why the War for Kashmir Burns On 9. Meet Anna Hossnieh of HowStuffWorks / iHeartRadio podcast network 10. Ethnically Ambiguous on Pod Is A Woman 11. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
04/03/191h 19m

I Am Kimia Behpoornia

In this bonus episode Anna is joined by comedian and improviser Kimia Behpoornia to talk about her experiences growing up with Iranian parents in Los Angeles! They get into her joy for following the rules, dealing with her body hair, deciding to get into comedy, coming out as queer to her family, and so much more! Kimia is a true delight and everyone should be following her work! Follow her on Instagram at @childclown and on Twitter at @childclown_. SHE IS THE BEST!!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
27/02/191h 3m

We Are Anti-Zionism

In episode 83, the girls hype up Anna's new puppy Ace Biscuits! Then they get into a trans woman in Columbia helping out trans sex workers from Venezuela, Saudi sisters getting stuck in Hong Kong when trying to escape, France declaring anti-semitism the same as anti-zionism, and more! RIP Brody Stevens! FOOTNOTES: 1. Night Call Podcast Episode 54: Warm Chicken Body 2. Colombia's 'Madonna' helps LGBTQ people fleeing Venezuela 3. Saudi Sisters’ Plan to Escape to Australia Is Halted in Hong Kong 4. Desperate and alone, Saudi sisters risk everything to flee oppression 5. France to criminalize anti-Zionism 6. Jewish Voice For Peace 7. WATCH: The Brody Stevens Interview Challenge: Zach Galifiankis Part 1 8. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
25/02/191h 18m

I Am Naomi Ekperigin

In this wonderful bonus episode, Anna and Shereen by comedian and Couples Therapy co-host Naomi Ekperigin! They get into his her upbringing by a single mother in New York City, attending a mostly white private school and coming into her own, her experience coming up in the comedy world, and so much more! Naomi is a strong, beautiful woman and we are obsessed with her!! Follow her on Twitter at @Blacktress and on Instagram at @BlacktressComedy! Also check out her podcast Couples Therapy on this very same network! Do it!!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
20/02/191h 20m

We Are On Ilhan Omar's Side

In episode 82, Anna and Shereen start by talking about the television shows and movies they grew up watching, then they get into the backlash against Ilhan Omar's tweets about AIPAC, the film Capernaum, and more! It's a nice, concise, episode. We love it! Also go to our twitter and retweet the tweet below in our footnotes for a chance to win free merch! Whoop! FOOTNOTES: 1. Omar: 'I unequivocally apologize' after backlash over new Israel tweets 2. Join AIPAC's Congressional Club 3. Breaking Down Ilhan Omar’s Israel Controversy 4. Capernaum (film) 5. Nadine Labaki 6. Zain Al Rafeea 7. 'Life has been hard on him mostly because he's a refugee': Nadine Labaki writes heartfelt note to young Syrian actor Zain Al Rafeea 8. Tipped for Cannes glory, Beirut slum actors play their real lives 9. Capernaum 10. Frotcast 403: ‘Velvet Buzzsaw,’ With Shereen And Anna From Ethnically Ambiguous 11. RETWEET THIS FOR A CHANCE TO WIN FREE MERCH! 11. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
18/02/191h 6m

I Am Taz Ahmed

In this bonus episode, Anna is joined by activist, artist, and #GoodMuslimBadMuslim co-host Taz Ahmed to talk about her work in politics, how she came to create South Asian American Voting Youth (SAAVY), what lead her to start the #GoodMuslimBadMuslim podcast with her co-host, her Muslim Valentine Day cards, her relationship with her family, her time spent in Saudi Arabia, and so much more! She is the coolest and we recommend you check out her show, her v-day cards, and all her work which can be seen below! Follow her on Twitter at @TazzyStar. FOOTNOTES: 1. TazzyStarShop Etsy 2. Taz Ahmed's Website 3. Taz Ahmed's Twitter Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
13/02/191h 7m

We Are Alfred Molina

In episode 81, the women are joined by the much esteemed actor Alfred Molina. The girls cannot believe it! He has been described as ethnically ambiguous his whole life so naturally he was the perfect fit for this show. He tells the girls all about his experiences growing up with immigrant parents in London, his realization that he wanted to be an actor, his struggle becoming a working actor, and so much more! This is a truly amazing episode and we thank Alfred for taking the time to join us. He is THE BEST!! Look out for Shereen and Anna's screenplay with Alfred's dream role in it!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
11/02/191h 32m

I Am Ahamed Weinberg

The hilarious Ahamed Weinberg joins Anna and Shereen for this amazing bonus episode! After Shereen admits how much her mom loves Ahamed's comedy they get into Ahamed's journey into comedy, being raised by Muslim-converts on a hippie compound, being a practicing Muslim in America (and how it influences his work) and so much more! He's one of the funniest comedians out there; be sure to follow him on Twitter and Instagram @ahamedweinberg.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
06/02/191h 30m

We Are Being Watched

It's episode 80 and the girls are back at it again! We're all being watched! They start by hearing how Anna is just not having it, but the dog Andie makes her happy. Then they get into what is going on with Venezuela and their presidents, and a film made by Al Jazeera that has been suppressed because reveals how much Israel spies on US citizens. WE ARE ALL BEING WATCHED Y'ALL!! FOOTNOTES: 1. Watch the film the Israel lobby didn’t want you to see 2. How Israel Spies on US Citizens 3. New Al Jazeera film uncovers 'rotting foundation' of U.S. Israel lobby 4. “National security” cited as reason Al Jazeera nixed Israel lobby film 5. What Is Happening in Venezuela? How It Got Here and Why It Matters 6. What next for Venezuela? Everything you need to know about the country with two presidents 7. EU parliament recognises Venezuela's Guaido as interim president 8. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
04/02/191h 4m

I Am Edgar Momplaisir

This week's bonus episode is Shereen joined by Edgar Momplaisir! In addition to co-hosting Culture Kings, Edgar is also a comedian, writer, and performer who has a voice of velvet. His strict Adventist upbringing and relationship with his family is fascinating and there is a lot to pack here, and Shereen gets in deep. Love languages deep. This was such a fun episode to record and we love when our guests get personal - thank you so much to Edgar for opening up to us! Follow him around in person or on twitter @edgarmomplaisir and instagram @awfulgram.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
30/01/191h 9m

We Are Depressed

In episode 79, the girls get into the Saudi sisters found dead in New York, Saudi Arabia's plan to become the number one entertainment hot spot, Israel evicting Palestinian families from their homes, tales of torture in Israel's prisons, depression, and more! Truly an uplifting episode. Buy merch and send us pics!! We will repost! FOOTNOTES: 1. Deaths of Saudi sisters found in New York river ruled suicide 2. Saudi Arabia planning 'bull run', rap concert and wax museum 3. Israel evicting Palestinian family to replace them with settlers 4. Jerusalem's Palestinian Cabbies 5. Tales of torture from Israel's prisons 6. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
28/01/191h 9m

I Am Sina Grace

In this bonus episodes, the girls are joined by comic book illustrator, artist, and writer Sina Grace! They get into his upbringing by his Iranian mother, his experience coming out to her, being accused of emotional terrorism through gift giving, his work on Marvel's Iceman, and so much more! Follow Sina on Instagram and Twitter at @SinaGrace and check out his work at SinaGrace.com.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
23/01/191h 17m

We Are Lightheaded

It's episode 78 and boy do the girls feel lightheaded (not really, just Anna) - anyway they talk about Trump's comments about "ISIS being defeated" (untrue), the harsh winter realities for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, the feminist kitting circle in India challenging the patriarchal norms, and so much more! Also starting this week (the 23rd) our merch is on sale on Tee Public! Also send over any non-profit/charities/programs that we can donate t-shirt sales to!! WE LOVE YOU! FOOTNOTES: 1. Has Isis been defeated in Syria, as Trump claims? 2. Civilians, US troops killed in blast in northern Syria 3. India is the most dangerous country for women. It must face reality 4. The feminist knitting circle in India upending patriarchal norms 5. Harsh winter takes deadly toll on Syrian refugees 6. Another winter storm brings further misery to Syrian refugees 7. In Lebanon's storm-hit camps, Syrians help with relief aid 8. 'Can't feel my feet anymore': Syrian refugees brave harsh weather 9. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
21/01/191h 11m

We Are Arab Spring Break

Our most packed bonus episode yet! This week Shereen is joined by the creators and hosts of the Arab Spring Break Comedy Show. Anna and Shereen both performed at the first Arab Spring Break show back in November and it was an inclusive and inspiring night; we can't wait for y'all to meet the amazing hosts behind it all! Shereen talks to Claude, Maya, and Winston about how they formed Arab Spring Break, their Middle-Eastern centered comedy show, and the importance of the show in our society. Their stories are perfect for the Ethnically Ambiguous family and we encourage everyone to check out their work! Stay in the loop and follow our extended fam: IG: @ArabSpringBreakComedy / FB: @ArabSpringBreak Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
16/01/191h 6m

We Are Insurgents

In episode 77, the girls get into how George HW Bush was indirectly the reason 9/11 happened, how Dick Cheney is behind ISIS, a metaphor about insurgency and Humboldt County's history with marijuana, and a man who plays cello at bomb sites around Iraq. They also tell a story about the time they went on a true 4th of July adventure! GREAT TIMES!! KEEP LISTENING! TELL A FRIEND!!! WE LOVE Y'ALL!! FOOTNOTES: 1. The First Iraq War Was Also Sold to the Public Based on a Pack of Lies 2. The Gulf War Victory That Never Was 3. Colin Powell: U.N. Speech “Was a Great Intelligence Failure” 4. Raid(s) Of The Day: The CAMP Raids 5. The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds - 358 - George H.W. Bush 6. Amid Violence In Baghdad, A Musician Creates A One-Man Vigil 7. Interview: Why I played the cello at a Baghdad bombsite 8. Karim Wasfi's 'Spontaneous Compositions' Aid Stability In Iraq 9. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
14/01/191h 7m

I Am Sofiya Alexandra

In this bonus episode, Anna and Shereen are joined by comedian Sofiya Alexandra to talk about her immigration to America from Ukraine as a young child, her experience growing up in Los Angeles, that one time she was arrested at a protest in Washington DC, and so much more! It's a lovely episode with one of the girl's favorite people! Sofiya is a badass! Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @TheSofiya.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
09/01/191h 15m

We Are Strong Women

In episode 76 (probably one of the best ones yet!) the girls are joined by Kity Kattan, an Egyptian woman and the mother of former guest and comedian Tamer Kattan. She welcomed the girls into her home & made them Koshery (a delicious Egyptian dish)! They discuss her upbringing, how she ended up with her husband, and what brought them to America from Egypt. It's a truly amazing story of strength, love, family, independence, and more. We can’t wait for y’all to meet this phenomenal human. Do not miss this episode. Also listen to Kity and Tamer's podcast They Tried To Bury Us - both Shereen and Anna were guests on it! We love you Kity!!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/01/191h 38m

I Am Aristotle Athiras

In this bonus episode, Anna and Shereen are joined by comedian and Goatface member Aristotle Athiras. They get into his experiences growing up in Texas and then Los Angeles, his relationship with his mother, the work he does with Goatface comedy, and more! A lot of impressions of their parents - it's truly hilarious and it's a longer episode cause we just couldn't help it! Also buy our merch on Tee Public!! Happy New Years! Follow Aristotle on Twitter at @athiras and on Instagram at @air_stotle. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
02/01/191h 36m

We Are Shereen Younes

In this very special New Year's Eve episode, Anna interviews Shereen in a rendition of Inside the Anna's Studio (it's a play off of Inside the Actors Studio with James Lipton, duh) - they explore Shereen's filmmaking and her films Vanir, Fall, and Getting Old. They explore how her experience with mental illness and bullying helped inform her work. It's a fascinating episode that takes us on a wild ride of emotions, truth, and passion. Have a happy new year!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
31/12/181h 4m

I Am Tamer Kattan

In this bonus episode we're so excited to introduce Tamer Kattan to our Ethnically Ambiguous fam! He's a hilarious comedian we both met while performing at the Arab Spring Break Comedy show and now we're all obsessed with each other. Tamer's life story is fascinating and inspiring; we talk about his upbringing as a mixed-race Egyptian immigrant, his tumultuous relationship with his father, and how he changed careers eight years ago in order to pursue comedy. And we're so glad he did, because his voice is one we've all been waiting for. Follow Tamer on Twitter @TamerKattan and Instagram @TamerKat!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
26/12/181h 18m

We Are Anna Hossnieh

In this very special episode, Shereen interviews Anna for an intimate look at her experience with mental health and the often destructive ways she coped with it in her past. We talk very openly about her drug abuse and multiple turning points in her life that served as a wake-up call, telling her to take back control of her life. Normalizing the conversation about mental health is so important and Anna's story is one we're very grateful to share with you. Hope it helps. <3 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
24/12/181h 10m

I Am Andrew Ti

In this special bonus episode, Anna is joined by Yo, Is This Racist's co-host Andrew Ti to chat it up! They get into Andrew's parent's immigration to America from China, the path he took to becoming a podcast host and comedy writer, how religious study groups work, and much more! Find Andrew on Twitter and Instagram at @AndrewTi.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
19/12/181h 1m

We Are Evolving

In episode 73, the girls talk about their experiences with mental illness. Shereen talks about actor and host Jameela Jamil and her upbringing and activism. Anna talks about the darker side of her relationship with her father and more. Should they talk about their past with drugs? Let us know! Buy our merch! FOOTNOTES: 1. Jameela Jamil 2. WATCH: Jameela Jamil on banning airbrushing, the Kardashians and her traumatic teens 3. Jameela Jamil Now Wants You to Unfollow Celebrities Selling Detox Teas 4. Telling young women to stay in their lane is sexist, period 5. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
17/12/181h 14m

I Am Caitlin Stasy

On this week's bonus episode, Shereen is joined by the one and only Caitlin Stasey. After Shereen finishes gushing about how much she respects Caitlin and the work she does, we talk about her work as a feminist, actor, and creative, and how she utilizes her social media platforms to speak out and lift others up, including being the founder of herself.com. We also get real and personal, talking about queerness, sexuality, our (often critical) relationships with our bodies, and ultimately learning to love and accept yourself. In our opinion, she's the best example of a true feminist. We're so excited for y'all to get to know her! Keep up with her on instagram @caitlinjstasey69!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
12/12/181h 9m

We Are Free Women

In episode 72, the girls catch up about what it means to be "extremely hot." They also get into the women's commune in Syria, Freddie Mercury's background and the film Bohemian Rhapsody, and more! Keep listening to our bonus episodes - also tweet at us if y'all think the girls should interview each other! FOOTNOTES: 1. Women in Syria Have Created a Feminist Commune Free of Patriarchy and Capitalism 2. Welcome to Jinwar, a women-only village in Syria that wants to smash the patriarchy 3. Jason Saenz GoFundMe 4. Freddie Mercury 5. Why Queen Was Really Reluctant To Do Bohemian Rhapsody At First 6. Freddie Mercury's story isn't exact in 'Bohemian Rhapsody.' But the film aims to blend truth and art. 7. Rami Malek, Catching Mercury 8. 10 Things You Might Not Know About Freddie Mercury 9. Queen star dies after Aids statement 10. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
10/12/181h 1m

I Am Asif Ali

In this bonus episode, Anna is joined by comedian and actor Asif Ali of Goatface comedy. They talk about the Goatface special that just dropped on Comedy Central. Then they get into his experiences working on the show, how his family felt about his comedy, his collaboration with his brothers, the current White House administration, and much more! Follow Asif on twitter and Instagram at @AliComedy. Also go watch the Goatface comedy special on Comedy Central now!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
05/12/181h 20m

We Are Descendants Of Hamsters

In episode 71, the girls get into their Thanksgiving experiences, how most of the hamsters in America descend from Syria, the ancient Syrian history in the Roman Empire that no one knows about, and more! They also read some reviews and emails! Is Mohammad Morsi actually Eugene Levy?? We don't know and need you to email us back and explain, Noura. FOOTNOTES: 1. Golden hamster 2. Domestication of the Syrian hamster 3. Julia Domna 4. Julia Domna 2 5. Septimius Severus 6. Septimius Severus 2 7. Caracalla 8. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public (Discount code for 25% off: Hungry) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
03/12/181h 3m

I Am Charlene deGuzman

Introducing our first bonus episode! Shereen is joined by the very loveable writer and actor Charlene deGuzman! We talk about how she made her inspiring and intimate debut feature film, Unlovable, as well as her relationship with herself, the emotional detachment of immigrant families, and overcoming sex and love addiction. We’re so excited to introduce her to our Ethnically Ambiguous fam! Make sure to follow her in everything she does, including hilarious tweets at @charstarlene!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
28/11/1859m 39s

We Are Hungry

In episode 70, the girls get into FOOD! That's right, food! They break down all the different Persian food stew, rice and kabob dishes and then all the different types of Syrian food dishes! And they didn't eat before recording so everyone is out of their mind and very hungry! It's a yummy, yummy time! FOOTNOTES: 1. Iranian cuisine 2. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
26/11/181h 10m

We Are Kareem

In episode 69, (hehehehehehe) the girls talk about Kareem Abdul Jabbar's career and an essay he wrote on why he decided to convert to Islam and then they get into information about how sanctions are hurting every day Iranian citizens. They also read some reviews from fans! WE LOVE YOU FANS!! Buy our new merch designs! FOOTNOTES: 1. Iranians Fear Medicine Shortages as U.S. Tightens Sanctions 2. U.S. not concerned by Europe's idea for Iran trade as companies moving out 3. Tomato squeeze: U.S. sanctions begin to distort Iran's economy 4. Shame on #FakeNewsweekfor helping @JZarif spread lies. The truth is: the U.S. does not, and never did, sanction food and medicine. They are exempt from sanctions, as are financial transactions related to humanitarian needs. 5. MIKE POMPEO SAYS IRAN MUST LISTEN TO U.S. 'IF THEY WANT THEIR PEOPLE TO EAT' 6. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 7. Why I converted to Islam. 8. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
19/11/181h 14m

We Are Other

In episode 68, the girls are joined by their friend Lloyd Galbraith to break down all the midterm election results, the wonderful women of color who won in the elections, read an email from a listener and give some advice on white friends fetishizing your culture, body dysmorphia, and so much more! Buy our new merch on the Tee Public site! FOOTNOTES: 1. Proposition 10: California’s proposal to strengthen rent control defeated at the polls 2. Senate Election Results: Republicans Keep Majority 3. 2018 midterm elections sets record for women in Congress 4. US mid-terms 2018: Florida senate race recount triggered 5. Mid-terms 2018: Why the fight isn't over in Georgia 6. Florida elects first Iranian-American state lawmaker 7. West Bank kin cheer first Palestinian-American woman in U.S. Congress 8. Subvrt Mag - Alternative fashion & lifestyle publication 9. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
12/11/181h 18m

We Are Spy Lords

In episode 67, the girls talk about Shereen's sister's engagement party, the Saudi official and more sketchy figures who met with the Trump administration over a year ago do discuss taking down the regime in Iran, Lena Dunham's uninformed decisions to take on the Syrian refugee story, and more! Buy our new "I'm With The Banned" merch! Woohoo! FOOTNOTES: 1. Saudi Spy Met With Team Trump About Taking Down Iran 2. Khashoggi case: All previous updates 3. Trump Jr. and Other Aides Met With Gulf Emissary Offering Help to Win Election 4. Inside the Mysterious Intelligence Firm Now in Mueller’s Sights 5. How 2 Gulf Monarchies Sought to Influence the White House 6. Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi’s murder was premeditated. Fine. Who premeditated it? 7. Saudi Arabia fires 5 top officials, arrests 18 Saudis, saying Khashoggi was killed in fight at consulate 8. Yemen Girl Who Turned World’s Eyes to Famine Is Dead 9. U.N. warns half Yemen's people could soon be on brink of famine 10. Re-telling other people’s stories isn’t allyship, Lena Dunham – it’s classic white feminism 11. Lena Dunham to Adapt Refugee Drama ‘A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea’ for Steven Spielberg and J.J. Abrams 12. Who Gets to Tell Other People’s Stories? 13. People Are Perplexed Why Lena Dunham Has Been Tapped To Adapt A Syrian Refugee Drama From Steven Spielberg 14. Lena Dunham under fire for writing movie about stranded Syrian refugee 15. Lena Dunham tapped to write screenplay about Syrian refugee, internet laughs and laughs 16. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
05/11/181h 17m

We Are The Crying Emoji

In episode 66, the girls get straight to it! They do a part two for all the Jamal Khashoggi murder information that dropped since the last episode (a lot!) and then get into how many Syrians have been displaced since the start of the Syrian conflict in 2011. They also talk about middle eastern get togethers and Shereen's sister upcoming engagement party. Rate and review if you love us! Tell a friend! Hug a friend! And vote!!!! FOOTNOTES: 1. Jamal Khashoggi case: All the latest updates 2. How the man behind Khashoggi murder ran the killing via Skype 3. Surveillance footage shows Saudi 'body double' in Khashoggi's clothes after he was killed, Turkish source says 4. Saudi Royals Meet With Khashoggi’s Relatives 5. Regime change in Iran is Trump’s real motive for siding with the Saudis 6. Saudi prince pins blame for Khashoggi death on favoured general 7. Saudi Arabia Delivers $100 Million Pledged to U.S. as Pompeo Lands in Riyadh 8. Saudi official gives new version of Khashoggi killing: Report 9. @LindseyGrahamSC condemns Saudi prince over death of Jamal Khashoggi 10. ONE OF THE SAUDI MEN ACCUSED OF KILLING JAMAL KHASHOGGI DIED IN "SUSPICIOUS" CAR ACCIDENT, TURKISH MEDIA REPORTS 11. Syria: The endgame 12. UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria: Unparalleled numbers of Syrians displaced in under six months [EN/AR] Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
29/10/181h 9m

We Are Never Going To Saudi Arabia

In episode 65, the girls are back on their news game! They start by talking about blatant racism in the work place, abnormal uterine bleeding, and then get into Israel detaining students who participate in the BDS movement, the killing of a Palestinian woman by illegal Israeli settlers, the aftermath of boycotting a Lorde concert in Tel Aviv, an article about terrifying American mercenaries who are hired to kill in the Middle East, a break down of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. Jamal Khashoggi case: All the latest updates 2. Turkish officials say a Saudi murder squad is behind journalist's death 3. Turkish Officials Say Khashoggi Was Killed on Order of Saudi Leadership 4. Khashoggi was murdered, Saudis did it, leading Republican says 5. Trump criticizes rush to condemn Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi 6. Khashoggi Disappearance Is Part of a Ruthless Saudi Campaign to Crush Dissent 7. Trump Gives Dictators the Green Light 8. Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: Saudi crown prince 'denies involvement' 9. Saudi Arabia threatens to retaliate against any sanctions over Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance 10. Saudi crown prince vows wider probes into Khashoggi case but still denies knowledge of journalist’s fate, Trump says 11. American Mercenaries Were Hired To Assassinate Politicians In The Middle East 12. Turkey releases passport scans of men it says were involved in journalist’s killing 13. Florida student detained in Israel over alleged boycott support 14. Help Justine and Nadia raise money for Mental Health in Gaza 15. Lorde concert boycott: New Zealanders fined by Israel raise thousands for Gaza 16. Palestinian woman dies after 'settlers' stone car in West Bank 17. Aisha al-Rawbi's husband says he is not after revenge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
22/10/181h 12m

We Are The Temple Fires

In episode 64, the girls are joined by activist and actor Behzad Dabu to discuss his families background as Zoroastrians in India, a break down of the religion and how it works, his activism through the non-profit he co-found (The Chicago Inclusion Project), his experience acting on stage (Disgraced) versus television (The Chi, How To Get Away With Murder), his parents encouraging his artistic endeavors, and much more! Follow Behzad on Twitter and Instagram at @BehzadDabu.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
15/10/181h 16m

We Are Vibing

In episode 63, the girls are joined by comedian/performer/writer/producer/creative executive and host of the Kinda Dating Podcast Natasha Chandel to discuss her experiences growing up in Canada with Indian parents. She talks about what got her to New York and a job at MTV News along with all her struggles with her traditional parents along the way. The girls all viiiiiiiibe about their lives growing up with immigrant parents and the roller coaster it can be at times. Also buy our merch on Tee Public! New designs coming! Also if you have a design idea, send it on over!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
08/10/181h 23m

We Are The New Tork Times

It's episode 62 and the girls are blessed to be joined by New York Times video producer and Iranian Tork Nilo Tabrizy to talk about her upbringing in Vancouver, Canada, to her interest in journalism, her work at Vice, Al Jazeera, and what brought her to the New York Times, and more! They even cover her love of poetry and the book she is working on. They also break down with it means to 'work' in Iran and where the word comes from. It's a fun time and we really recommend it! (duh!) Also buy our merch on Tee Public! New designs coming! Also if you have a design idea, send it on over!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
01/10/181h 17m

We Are Tinder Soldiers

In episode 61, the girls have a less conventional episode where they discuss tattoo's and cultural appropriation, an email from a listener who has some mixed feelings about a questionable man that she dated, and another email from a listener in Israel who breaks down daily life for us. Give it a listen! Also give us a five star rating (no less) and a nice review! Happy ketosis! FOOTNOTES: 1. The Story Behind Madonna's Silver Horns At The VMAs 2. Kamil’s tattoo says “Kamil The Polish” in Arabic... that is all. 3. Arab Appropriation 4. Kanye West's Tweet in Farsi Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
24/09/181h 13m

We Are A Tasty Dessert

In episode 60, the girls catch up about their weeks, and then talk about the sanctions that are currently strangling Iran and it's economy, now China has started a detention camp for Muslim's in it's country, and on a much lighter note: tasty Middle Eastern desserts we grew up eating as kids. Woohoo! Buy our merch! Rate and review! 5 Stars, no less! FOOTNOTES: 1. Diaper Dilemma Grips Iranians As Economy, Currency Slide 2. Iran’s options to face down US oil sanctions 3. China Declared Islam a Contagious Disease – and Quarantined 1 Million Muslims 4. U.N. accuses China of holding more than a million Muslims in a secret web of detention centers 5. U.S. Weighs Sanctions Against Chinese Officials Over Muslim Detention Camps 6. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
17/09/181h 10m

We Are Queens

In episode 58, the girls talk about their experiences at white weddings versus Middle Eastern weddings, the song Toto by Africa, the history of Queen Noor of Jordan, the UK's Labour Party adopting the IHRA's definition of anti-semitism but with some caveats that allows them to be critical of Israel, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. Queen Noor of Jordan 2. Jordan's Queen Noor speaks of humanity for refugees at Elgin forum 3. WATCH: Queen Noor Of Jordan: Open Your Heart And Mind To Syrian Refugees | For The Record | MSNBC 4. Queen Noor of Jordan WIKIPEDIA 5. Does anti-Israel mean anti-Semitism? 6. UK: Labour Party adopts IHRA anti-Semitism code in full 7. Working Definition of Antisemitism 8. BENJAMIN NETANYAHU IS FINE WITH ANTI-SEMITES — AS LONG AS THEY SUPPORT ISRAEL’S OCCUPATION Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
10/09/181h 13m

We Are The Evil Eye

In episode 58, the girls are joined by Jewish-American comedian Alison Stevenson to talk about her experience growing up with an Israeli mother and going on to Israel to visit her family, why she avoids talking about politics in her comedy, how the evil eye has been a very prominent symbol in her life, and more! Also the three of them talk about Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's comments about the choices of Iranians, how France wants to boycott a Gap ad because of a girl in a hijab, a Muslim women being forced to show bloody pad to TSA, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. Iranians' Choice? 'No, Mr. Foreign Minister, We Didn't Choose This Path' 2. A Gap ad with a girl in a hijab shows how differently the US and France view personal liberty 3. Muslim woman forced to show officials her pad during airport screening 4. Eat Me by Alison Stevenson 5. V Single Podcast By Alexandra Tweten & Alison Stevenson 6. Alison Stevenson on Twitter 7. Alison Stevenson on Instagram  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
03/09/181h 19m

We Are Mitra Jouhari

In episode 57, the girls are joined by comedian Mitra Jouhari to talk about her upbringing in Ohio, how her father came to America, her experience finding her way to New York and starting to do comedy, her time spent in Iran, projects she is currently working on, and more! Great times! Very fun! Enjoyable! Big laughs! Heehee! FOOTNOTES: 1. A Fashion Improvisation With Three Busy Debras 2. F1 3. REDUCTRESS AUTHOR ARCHIVES FOR MITRA JOUHARI 4. Mitra Jouhari on Twitter 5. Mitra Jouhari on Instagram Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
27/08/181h 11m

We Are Not A Cult

In episode 56, the girls get into the history of former Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nassar and how he started the coup d'état trend in the Middle East, then the stories of Reza Aslan and Peter Beinart's interrogations by Shin Bet while trying to enter Israel. Plus they call Shereen's mama and hear some fascinating stories about her experience coming to America, meeting her husband, and trying to find where she belonged in this country. FOOTNOTES: 1. Reza Aslan Tells Haaretz His Interrogation Was Political; Israel Denies, Says He 'Behaved Suspiciously' 2. (THREAD) Peter’s experience has spurred me to share mine. 2 weeks ago, as I was crossing back into Israel from Jordan, I was separated from my family and detained by Shin Bet. “We can make it so you don’t see your kids for a long time” I was warned. This is what happened next 3. Israel's Shin Bet Detains Peter Beinart at Ben-Gurion Airport Over Political Activity 4. Benjamin Netanyahu has half-apologized for my detention yesterday at Ben Gurion airport. I'll accept when he apologizes to all the Palestinians and Palestinian-Americans who every day endure far worse 5. Peter Beinart: I Was Detained At Ben Gurion Airport Because Of My Beliefs 6. Gamal Abdel Nasser 7. Gamal Abdel Nasser: PRESIDENT OF EGYPT 8. Six-Day War 9. Suez Crisis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
20/08/181h 34m

We Are Full Psycho

In episode 55, the girls break down all the drama that is going on with Saudi Arabia and Canada. Anna then talks about how she should be allowed to talk about being full psycho and not be made to feel any sort of way about it. Shereen talks about how people question her queerness. We're all dealing with stuff out here folks! Also they call Anna's mom and bug her to answer their questions. Woohoo! Footnotes are officially below. FOOTNOTES: 1. Why Saudi Arabia is waging diplomatic war on … Canada 2. Saudi-Canadian Feud Hits Absurd Heights With Tweet Evoking 9/11-Style Attack 3. Saudi Arabia rules out mediation with Canada over rights criticism, weighs new punitive steps 4. UBC providing supports for students from Saudi Arabia 5. Following Saudi Arabia’s student recall, UBC urges affected students to contact enrolment services 6. Saudi Arabian medical residents and clinical fellows caught in the middle of diplomatic spat 7. UBC alumna still indefinitely detained in Saudi Arabia, following diplomatic fallout with Canada Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
13/08/181h 19m

We Are Daughters

In episode 54, the girls talk about Shereen's experience in New York screening her short film at MOMA! They they get into all the different casualties of the Syrian regime, the different religions that exist in the Middle East, and more. Then they talk about their mothers and how they're influenced by them and their personalities. Please rate and review if you love us!! Also merch is now available at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ethnicallyambiguous. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
06/08/181h 24m

We Are Rocky

In episode 53, the girls are in a hotel room in Philadelphia! Pardon any poor sound quality because of that! They talk about their time at Podcast Movement along with inviting their friend Sarah Nguyen on to talk a little about a project she is currently working on for archiving podcasts. Then they get into the Trump tweet tirade against Iran and what would happen if the US goes to war with Iran. They also get in to the senseless murder of Nia Wilson in Oakland, California and then end with a recap on some of the topics they touched on during their panel at podcast movement including the experience of being a minority voice in podcasting, and more!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
30/07/181h 12m

We Are Uplifted

In episode 52, the girls talk about the Russia /US situation and Anna's intent on solving it with some red string, the hell hole that is Bari Weiss, the NY Times op-ed columnist and unapologetic spreader of Islamophobia, plus the numerous laws in Israel that blatantly discriminate against Palestinians, plus the girls call Shereen's dad, who has a lot to say - he also explains why he chose not to be an engineer in the United States. Thanks for listening and for all the nice reviews and emails!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
23/07/181h 13m

We Are Fed Up

In episode 51, the girls start the show by discussing some things that have been bothering them lately, then Shereen tells the story of how her father and mother ended up in America and the routes they took to get here. Anna forgot to ask her dad about exact details of his arrival in America so instead she calls her dad to ask him to tell the story himself - it's got some twists and turns! His birthday was on the 11th so Happy Birthday Seyfollah! It's a fun time - next week they will call Shereen's dad! Thanks for all the love for the last episode!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
16/07/181h 0m

We Are Complete Garbage

In episode 50 the girls get into a bunch of stuff including talking about suicide to destigmatize it, their fourth of July activities, if Israel is on Bashar Al-Assad's side or not and how Russia is involved, how proud they are of Prince William for calling Jerusalem 'occupied territory,' the Swedish activist who walked to Palestine and then was denied entry, how the US wants other countries to stop importing Iranian oil, protests in Iran over lack of water and the failing economy, the Iran vs Portugal game in the World Cup, and more! They even read some reviews from the fans! Good times!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
09/07/181h 6m

We Are Ismael Loutfi

In episode 49, the girls are joined by comedian and Syrian Ismael Loutfi. They talk about Ismael's upbringing as a devout Muslim in Florida, his entrance into comedy and the acts he looked up to most, his current relationship with religion, fasting for ramadan, what his parents are like, the correct pronunciation of 'Ismael,' and so much more! It's a great episode with a great guest and we aren't just saying that!! Follow Ismael on Twitter at @Ismaelian and on Instagram at @ismaelyloutfi.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
02/07/181h 21m

We Are Migrants

In episode 48, the girls talk about foreign ideas that they couldn't translate into English for the longest times. They talk Middle Eastern spices like Sumac and Iranian dishes like Ghormeh Sabzi! Then Shereen gets into the situation in the US with the Trump administration separating immigrant parents from their kids along with his transparent executive order he signed. Anna then talks about Team Melli, the Iranian soccer team, competing in the World Cup and the lack of ability to get any sponsored equipment from Nike and more due to sanctions imposed on the country. They play some sound clips! Whoa! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
25/06/181h 3m

We Are In Crisis

In episode 47, the girls talk about the deceased Palestinian medic who is being slandered by Israel, a break down of the Iranian hostage crisis of 1979, the work Anthony Bourdain did to humanize Middle Easterners and Palestinians on his television shows, traditional Syrian food, plus they go over five star reviews left by great fans! Also check out their article in Subvrt Magazine. Link in our footnotes, twitter, and Instagram bio!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
18/06/181h 11m

We Are Related

In episode 46, the girls start with catching up on some news (like a certain Saudi Arabian fashion show involving drones) then they get into their ancestry DNA results! The show starts off a little slow as they try and figure out how the website works - stick with us! They reveal all their origins to their listeners and then discuss their paternal and material extended families and how mental illness has into their blood through genetics. It's an interesting discussion about suicide, lack of mental illness awareness in the Middle East, and how it's always brushed under the table as something else. It gets deep! We're all related!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
11/06/181h 7m

We Are Not Aware of Israel's Nuclear Program

In episode 45, the girls break down the Israel's nuclear program - that's right, it exists! But the United States government doesn't want you to know they know about it. Does that make sense? No! It's the mother of all double standards. They also get in to the world of Mordechai Vanunu, an Israeli whistleblower who sure wanted us to know about the Israeli nuclear program! It's a crazy story that deserves to be its own movie. They girls also get personal at the end and talk about how they've dealt with their own mental health issues in the past and present. Get to it!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
04/06/181h 15m

We Are Summer Farah

In episode 44, the girls are joined by student and Palestinian poet Summer Farah to discuss her experiences growing up as a Palestinian-American in the USA. They also discuss her poetry and use of Arabic words in her work and how it has contributed to her art. A lot more is discussed and we really recommend you listen NOW! Find Summer Farah on Twitter at @summabis and on Instagram at @bordersbookstore. Yay!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
28/05/181h 25m

We Are The Unibrower

In episode 43, the girls discuss Gaza a little, then get in to the Middle East fatigue they have been experiencing from everything going on, then they go on to talk about how they met and how the podcast came to be. Anna wants to know which Wild Wild Country character listeners think the are so tweet that in! It's a personal episode about personal things with discussions about Shereen's upcoming microblading appointment, their 23 and me results, and much more. Check out the twitter @ethnicallyamb to see the links the girls were referencing from the past week. Ramadan Mubarak! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
21/05/181h 13m

We Are Raj Desai

In episode 42, the girls are joined by comedian and television writer Raj Desai to talk about his upbringing, what got him into comedy, his law school years, his first writing gig, working with Sarah Silverman on 'I Love You, America,' his comedy influences, his experience writing for the White House Correspondents Dinner, and much, much more! Find him on Twitter at @_rajdesai and find more info at www.rajdesai.tumblr.com.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
14/05/181h 11m

We Are The Gaza Strip

In episode 41, the girls break down what they've learned about the Gaza Strip protests in Palestine/Israel. They start by discussing Michelle Wolf's White House Correspondents Dinner jokes, Netanyahu's new evidence that Iran is secretly building nuclear weapons, and then get in to the Great March of Return protests happening. They talk about what it stands for, who is involved, and why it's happening. It's all very complicated - who knew? Rate, review, and tell a friend!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/05/181h 0m

We Are The Bomb

In episode 40, the girls discuss their past week's and then get in to their topics. Anna attempts to break down the Iran Nuclear Deal aka the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. It's a confusing one cause science is hard to explain for her. What's new? Shereen then talks about the history of the Syrian Joan of Arc: Naziq al-Abid who fought heavily for women's right's in the Middle East. She's a real bad-ass! They then discuss their experiences traveling with their families to their respective home countries, Shereen to Syria, and Anna to Iran. As we always say: it's a fun episode!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
30/04/181h 13m

We Are Syria

In episode 39, the girls decide to dedicate the entire show to Syria. Why? Because they felt it's necessary to break down why the airstrikes on chemical weapon facilities by the US, UK, and France happened and why it's important. It's an emotional episode as usual and they go through Theresa May's speech about what happened and break it down. They also get into how the West may not be able to solve the problems of the Middle East and why. A lot is covered so feel free to pause, take a breath, and continue at your own pace. Also Shereen finally sheds her first tear while recording an episode! A momentous moment!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
23/04/181h 5m

We Are Dani Fernandez

In episode 38, the girls are joined by comedian Dani Fernandez to talk about her early life and how she got to LA, her experience auditioning in Los Angeles and getting hosting gigs as a woman of color, representation of minorities in media, a leak of some problematic comments from an acting teacher in Los Angeles, immigrant families lack of discussion of mental illness, her new podcast on How Stuff Works called 'Nerdificent,' and much more. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @MsDaniFernandez.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
16/04/181h 16m

We Are Spicy

In episode 37, Anna & Shereen get spicy. Anna wants to talk about yodeling boy meme but Shereen isn't having it. Oh well! They start by talking a little about the Iranian woman who injured some people at YouTube headquarters and then turned the gun on herself. Then they get into rapper Vic Mensa's essay on his trip to Palestine and Muslim artists who represent from where they came from like SZA, K A R Y Y N, & more. Anna then breaks down Iranian New Year aka Nowruz and all that comes with it. She also explains a little more why she's feeling so spicy. It's a good time! Don't forget to rate + review!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
09/04/181h 5m

We Are April Fools

In episode 36, the girls talk about that immigrant parent cleaning lifestyle - do not leave a mess! Then they get into their stories - Anna talks about the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and why the war originally started and what would possibly be keeping it going. Shereen then discusses Syrian New Year and how it happens to fall on her birthday as well as April Fool's Day. It's not a joke! The girls then shout out some folk who sent in nice emails. Please rate & review!!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
02/04/181h 14m

We Are Fahim Anwar

In episode 35, the girls are joined by comedian Fahim Anwar to discuss his immigrant parents and their reaction to him leaving his full time job as a engineer at Boeing to  becoming a full time comedian, career choices he made and why, the roles he chooses to audition for, his origins in comedy with his sketch group GoatFace, how his name got the part in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, & more. It's a fun episode that we don't recommend missing! Also find Fahim on Twitter & Instagram at @fahimanwar and check out all his old videos on YouTube under his past alias 'Slezdog2000.'  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
26/03/181h 16m

We Are Nuts

In episode 34, the girls get into a mysterious disappearance of some almonds at Anna's place, the Austin bombings, the runaway daughter of a Dubai ruler, the Armenian genocide, Gina Haspel & the torture of Abu Zubaydah at a CIA black site, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
19/03/181h 4m

We Are Historical

In episode 33, the girls talk about their weeks; Anna went to the Gringo movie premiere, Shereen released her short film. They also talk about the Bin Laden family, the history of Syria, Middle Eastern beauty standards, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
12/03/181h 17m

We Are Over Trash Dictators

It's episode 32 & the girls are back to discuss Bashar Al-Assad's attack on the Syrian city of Ghouta, the Iran-Contra affair & how it compares to the Trump-Russia scandal, then they shoutout listeners who have emailed & tweeted at them! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
05/03/181h 19m

We Are Alaa Khaled

In episode 31, the girls are joined by special guest Alaa Khaled to discuss growing up with his immigrant parents, becoming an actor & changing his name to Alec Ledd to get more auditions, being ethnically ambiguous, his brother DJ Khaled, & more! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
26/02/181h 37m

We Are Ahed Tamimi

In this weeks episode 30 the girls discuss the possible charges against Netanyahu & the case of Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi in Israel. Then they get into some personal talk about their celebrating birthdays growing up & more. #FREEAHEDTAMIMI Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
19/02/181h 5m

We Are Into Michael Keaton

It's episode 29, the girls get in to the history of the Shah of Iran, African immigrants being deported out of Israel, their first white celebrity crushes, along with different American TV shows/films their parents showed them at a young age, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
12/02/181h 13m

We Are In Protest

It's episode 28 & the girls are finally on the How Stuff Works network! They discuss Egyptian actor Omar Sharif, the protests going on in Iran with women, the history of the hijab, their personal experiences growing up with religion, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
05/02/181h 14m

We Are Sexual Beings

In episode 27, the girls discuss Muslimgirl.com turning down an award from Revlon due to Gal Gadot's involvement, women of color who have fought for sexualized behavior to be normalized, the girls own personal experiences with sexuality, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
29/01/181h 11m

We Are Dreamers

It's episode 26 & the girls discuss DACA with guest Ali Torabi, one of the many "Dreamers" living in the US. Check out his art show "Our Dreams Live" - an Art Benefit Show For San Diego Dreamers, on February 16th from 5-10pm at Bread & Salt Gallery. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
22/01/181h 9m

We Are Brownface

Wow episode 25 & the girls are back to discuss Aladdin & the weird brown face thing they're doing with extras, representation of Middle Easterners in video games, Benjamin Netanyahu, what the girls were allowed to wear growing up, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
15/01/181h 13m

We Are Mentally Ill

Episode 24 is alive & the girls discuss big news on the way, the former Iranian prime minister Mohammad Mosaddegh, stories of young activists in Palestine, namely Ahed Tamimi and her family, mental illness, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
08/01/181h 3m

We Are Wearing Wrists

In episode 23, the girls truly start to lose their minds as they try to figure out what this podcast episode is really about. They do some casual-personal-talk instead of getting deep in to the news. It's an interesting one! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
25/12/171h 8m

We Are Our Mothers

Episode 22 is here & the girls sit down & gush over their amazing moms & their experiences with the American holiday season. Then they each call their moms - one of them is friendly & one of them is sassy as f**k. Which is which? Listen to find out! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
18/12/171h 7m

We Are Marcella Arguello

It’s episode 21 & the girls have special guest Marcella Arguello on to talk about being a woman in comedy, growing up Salvadorian in California, how her parents met, representation of women of color on television and stage, and so much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
11/12/171h 20m

We Are Petty Jealousy

This is episode 20 & the girls break down a documentary they saw on Al Jazeera about the hundreds of thousands of people who have disappeared in Syria, what a bully Saudi Arabia and UAE are to Qatar, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
04/12/1756m 5s

We Are Thankful

This is episode 19 & the girls get into some Saudi Arabia news AKA how they're totally funding a bunch Silicon Valley start ups, a possible Syrian congress by Iran, Russia, and Turkey, Greece's refugee situation, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
27/11/171h 1m

We Are Palestine

It's episode 18 time & the girls go over the white nationalist march in Poland, a NY Times investigation into US-led airstrikes against ISIS, Israel continuing to commit injustices against Palestine & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
20/11/171h 10m

We Are Miles Gray

Oh damn it's episode 17 & the girls have another special guest by the name of Miles Gray - one of the co-hosts of Anna's day job podcast The Daily Zeitgeist. They discuss Miles's upbringing in LA with a Japanese mom & African-American dad, & more! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
13/11/171h 23m

We Are The Djinn

Episode 16 a spo0oky one. The girls cover the NY terrorist attack & some other quick news updates & then go on to talk about some creepy creatures from Middle Eastern lore, some ghost stories from the region, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
06/11/1757m 42s

We Are A Rogue Regime

Episode 15 is in town & the girls talk about Rex Tillerson inviting the Taliban to join the Afghan government, Israel's super wonderful arms trade to rogue regimes, Saudi Arabia's new "progressive" outlook on life, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
30/10/1749m 35s

We Are Not The Taliban

It's episode 14 & the girls are discussing the new nuclear family, aka the Taliban family and what it's like to raise your family in captivity, Palestine & Israel conflict, update on Trump's beef with the Iran nuclear deal, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
23/10/171h 3m

We Are The Calm Before The Storm

In episode 13 the girls get in to the Weinstein saga, Bob Corker coming out about Trump's need to be babysat by White House staffers, how the UN has finally blacklisted Saudi Arabia's alliance in Yemen for killing too many children, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
16/10/1759m 11s

We Are Our Vaginas

The girls are here for episode 12 to discuss Las Vegas & whether the shooter is a terrorist based off definition of the word, James Mattis being our only hope for this Iran Nuclear deal, the Royhinga crisis, how to love your vagina, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
09/10/171h 8m

We Are Unreasonably Hostile

On episode 11 the girls discuss Saudi Arabia & Saudi Arabia & Saudi Arabia. One story involves Yoda - who knew? Also discussed is Iran being upset over Trump's missile tweet, Conan O'Brien's weird foray into creating propaganda for Israel & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
02/10/1759m 19s

We Are Soraya Sebghati

The girls are back for episode 10 & they have a special guest: Soraya Sebghati! She's Iranian-American & the lead singer of Night Talks, that's right, that's a cool band you should listen to. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
25/09/171h 17m

We Are Losing Our Minds

The girls are back at it again in Episode 9! This time Anna slowly starts to descend into madness as the episode progresses. While this happens, though, they discuss their native languages and growing up bilingual, & so much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
18/09/171h 10m

We Are Super Cold

The girls discuss an in-depth article about pilgrimages to Mecca, then go after Trump's decision with DACA, an update on Qatar, climate change & how it lead to Syria falling apart, TIME magazine's project entitled "Finding Home," & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
11/09/171h 0m

We Are Alex Bordyukov

Will You Accept This Russian? For Episode 7, the girls talk to their new best friend Alex Bordyukov! From living on a farm in Russia to being a contestant on the latest season of The Bachelorette, the trio discuss Alex's life as an immigrant, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
04/09/171h 17m

We Are Globalist Cucks

The girls dive back into news about Saudi Arabia (AND ARE NOT HAPPY ABOUT BEING FOOLED BY THEM) & Qatar, an update on the Barcelona attacks, a 14 year old boy doing the Macarena, Saudi Arabia & Iran pretending they want to get along, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
28/08/171h 1m

We Are Our Fathers

The girls are back & apologize for what a mess last weeks episode was. Then they get into some real personal “what it’s like to have immigrant parents” discussion, & then discuss updates with Saudi Arabia, Qatar, a Syria report, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
21/08/171h 10m

We Are Terrible At This

The girls talk about the inflatable chicken that showed up in front of the White House, Afghan women disabled basketball team, Baceprot: the Indonesian metal band made of three young Muslim girls, why Israel really banned Al Jazeera, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
14/08/171h 3m

We Are Sara June

The girls decided to release an old episode they recorded with comedian Sara June. They discuss growing up brown in America, legendary Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, weapon sales in the middle east, the queen of Jordan’s instagram, & more! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/08/171h 13m

We Are Aladdin

The girls are back for episode 2 & they get into the casting of the new live-action Aladdin, the first same-sex Muslim marriage, an exciting new emoji, Qatar, updates on the travel ban, ISIS, & how the new Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia came to power. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
31/07/171h 0m

We Are Lobster

For the inaugural episode of Ethnically Ambiguous, the girls get down to business real quick & discuss Qatar & Al Jazeera, the Supreme Court travel ban decision, issues in Syria, the student geniuses of Iran, a lobster that made it to TSA, & more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
24/07/171h 10m

We Are Ethnically Ambiguous

Anna and Shereen introduce you to their podcast, give you a taste of the news they've been following, & talk brown girl hair care, eyebrows, & more. Welcome to new brown America insanity. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
17/07/1712m 13s
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