China Claims Uighurs Were Forced Into Islam
In an effort to fight international criticism, the government claims that history is being distorted and that Uighurs were not originally Muslims by choice.
Why Are Some Muslim Countries Standing in Solidarity With China?
Political power and economic motivations are compelling reasons for Muslim nations to continue their support, despite China's persecution of Uighurs.
Queer Clergy Tell Us What It's Like to Be Gay and a Christian Leader
"It's been difficult for many to accept that a gay person could become a high-ranking minister."
For Women of Colour, Family Shame Can Make Abortions Traumatic
In households where it's common to keep dating a secret, an unplanned pregnancy brings up many challenges.
A Bishop Wants to Solve Gang Violence by Spraying Holy Water from a Helicopter
It seems like just another tone-deaf idea from a deeply troubled Church.
If Climate Change Makes You Feel Hopeless, Maybe Religion Can Help
People suffering from climate despair are turning to spiritual leaders. This is the advice they get.
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Three Artists Tell Us What It’s Like To Be Queer, Muslim and Pakistani
Aziz Sohail, Abdullah Qureshi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Jr are working together to give more visibility to the voices from the LGBTQ community of their country.
Inside the Global Exorcism 'Boom'
So many people are needing their demons exorcised, the Vatican recently had to put on a dedicated "exorcist training convention".
When a Binding Contract With God Means Staying Silent on Sexual Abuse
Evangelical megachurches are leaning on a favorite tool of corporations to protect themselves from liability in the MeToo era.
Some Asian Governments Claim LGBTQ Culture Is a Western Invention: Here’s Why That’s Garbage
From androgynous priests in Malaysia, to cross-dressing mediums in Vietnam, Asia has a proud tradition of gender-defying ritualism stretching back thousands of years.
In Southern India, Women Are Being Sexually Exploited in the Name of God
The Devadasi practice that makes women ‘wives of god’ might have been banned, but women are still finding themselves stuck in the inhuman tradition.
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China Is Allegedly Forcing Its Muslims to Break Their Ramadan Fast
And most Muslim majority nations, most notably Saudi Arabia, are silent about it.