Islam

Secret Love

What It's Like to Date in a Place Where Even Sitting Too Close is Illegal

Young couples need to keep their relationships secret and an eye out for the Sharia police in Indonesia's Aceh province.
Hendri Abik
10.26.18
Photos

Like Mother, Unlike Daughter: Portraits of Women Defining Their Own Femininity

'Anak Perempuan' is a series by photographer Nadia Rompas that unpacks mother-daughter relationships, gender stereotypes, and more.
Alice .
10.10.18
Religion

I Spent a Weird (and Homophobic) Day Trying to Follow God's Will

Inspired by the show 'God Friended Me,' I tried to change my life by following the instructions of the big man upstairs.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
10.1.18
polygamy

Why People Keep Trying to Make a Dating App for Polygamists

It's all about mainstreaming an idea.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
9.22.18
Rohingyas

This Camp for Rohingya Widow Refugees Offers Sanctuary From Sexual Violence

Rohingyas are a Muslim minority from the largely Buddhist country of Myanmar who have been victims of “ethnic cleansing." The 'rari' camp in Bangladesh is a safe haven for young widows and girls who have been hit the hardest in the crisis.
Jennifer Chowdhury
8.30.18
Sex-Rated: The VICE Guide to Sex

We Spent A Month Swiping Right on Minder, the Muslim Tinder

We tried promises to convert to Islam and cheesy pick-up lines like 'You look like a 'hoori' from Alpha Centauri'.
Maroosha Muzaffar
Zeyad Masroor Khan
Parthshri Arora
7.9.18
Religion

How Islamophobia Hurts Muslim Women the Most

Violence against Muslims has skyrocketed in recent years, and especially since the Paris terror attacks. For an increasing number of hijab-wearing women, misogyny is combining with Islamophobia to especially toxic effect.
Sirin Kale
7.2.18
Church

The Terrible Tales of a Lizard-Smoking, Blood-Drinking Satanic Cult in Aligarh

In a town with a reputation for religiousness, a group of Satan worshippers are among the faithful.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
6.11.18
ramadan

Why I Decided to Do a Social Media Fast This Ramadan

It seriously changes your perspective on things.
Harits Paramasatya
6.8.18
Denmark

Wearing a burqa in public is now a crime in Denmark

Lawmakers were free to vote in accordance with their personal views, and 74 did not vote at all.
Tim Hume
5.31.18
Religion

Six Muslims Explain Why They No Longer Fast During Ramadan

"I stopped fasting because the day just won’t end."
Zeyad Masroor Khan
5.27.18
Islam

Young Muslims Talk About Cheating on Ramadan

"We ended up dipping back to her place to watch movies. The devil really looked after me that day."
Mahmood Fazal
5.18.18
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