Become a Member!

Launched in 1995, The Iranian is an online magazine for Iranians worldwide who care deeply about all things Iranian–identity, culture, music, history, politics, literature, and one another.

You can help support The Iranian in the following ways:

become a member!

The Iranian is an online magazine that celebrates your voices, our community and stories that matter. We are also an attempt in creating a sustainable media outlet that can support quality journalism.

By becoming a member you’re not only helping keep the site operational, independent and free of annoying banner-ads; you’re also contributing towards us having the necessary budget to hire journalists and talented creators of in-depth investigative reporting, poignant personal essays, biting satire, advice and more!

For just $5 a month (or more if you wish to be even more generous), you can become a part of our membership program and display a 25-word message and link on our Members page.


One-time donation

You can also become a one-time patron with a single donation in any amount:

become a sponsor

For $500/month you can add your logo, link and a 15 word message in the right column of all pages. So as to not clutter the site and preserve a clean-reading experience, we are limiting sponsorships to just 5 and do not support animated logos or images.

To become a sponsor please contact us at