Indian-born filmmaker and LGBT activist Parvez Sharma's new documentary A Sinner in Mecca is a rare glimpse at a gay man's journey to Saudi Arabia.
It's the question I find myself thinking about every time I go to the mosque.
Alyssa Salazar is negotiating the intricate rules of Lolita dress-up alongside the guidelines for being a hijabi Muslim woman.
Australia's most notorious ISIL fighters were killed in Syria, but the war for young Muslims is far from over.
When Usaamah Abdullah Rahim was killed on Tuesday, it looked to some like just another case of police excess. But the feds say the 26-year-old was planning to behead serial Muslim antagonist Pamela Geller.
In a quest for morality, Banda Aceh is discussing night curfews for girls to prevent "bad behavior."
In 2013, Vivian Lee and Alvin Tan—a.k.a. "Alvivi"—were arrested after spreading antiauthoritarian messages and homemade porn online. Two years later the now-separated duo are still making waves on social media.
The head covering is worn by a tiny minority of Canadian women, but it could become an issue in this fall's federal election
Polish-Canadian photographer Gabriela Maj traveled to seven female prisons in Afghanistan and spoke to more than a hundred women to understand why they'd been incarcerated for "moral crimes."
Al-Namrood have never played a live show, because it could result in the entire band being executed.
Both Pauline Hanson and supporters for Reclaim Australia have suggested that halal food funds terrorism. We took to the streets to find out how widespread these beliefs are.
As legalization takes hold, some Muslims and Christians are getting tripped up. But Jews may find pot and faith to be perfectly compatible.
Apart from keeping police, journos and Twitter trolls busy, was there any point to the rallies and counter-rallies? And does either side consider the weekend actions a success?
Bangladesh has never been an especially safe place for opposition writers, but things have begun spiraling out of control over the last two years.
The three women I spoke to are hoping that Minder and Salaam Swipe will make meeting eligible Muslim men a little less impossible.
Tanayah Sam was about to be convicted for armed robbery before skipping bail and heading to Yemen to study Islam—a decision that saved his life.
Brooklyn Muslims were arrested last month under suspicion of wanting to join the Islamic State. But what, exactly, did they do to end up behind bars?
Twenty nine year-old Sydney Artist Abdul Abdullah can trace his family's history in Australia back the days of convicts, but he says he's being increasingly treated as a threat by his fellow countrymen.
But they were massively outnumbered by anti-fascist demonstrators.
In a recent study, 93 percent of Malaysian Muslim women admitted to being circumcised. We took a look at what's driving this painful boom.
Minneapolis's large Somali community has seen plenty of local youth recruited by extremists over the years, but some say the problem is inequality, not a lack of counseling or outreach.
For a lot of American Muslims, conversations with their kids about the perils of interacting with police or security officers came up in the wake of 9/11—and have resurfaced after the murders in Chapel Hill.
It features the religious icon having sex with a variety of people and animals—but its creator claims it's not intended to be an attack on anyone's faith.
Earlier this month, a street performer known as "Sorcerer" was beheaded by militants. Why are these extremists so angry at sleight-of-hand artists?