Inside the ‘Big Gay Iftar’ Creating a Safe Space for LGBTQ+ Muslims
With many queer Muslims estranged from their families because of their sexuality, London’s yearly Big Gay Iftar welcomes all to break the Ramadan fast.
Why I Decided to Do a Social Media Fast This Ramadan
It seriously changes your perspective on things.
Six Muslims Explain Why They No Longer Fast During Ramadan
"I stopped fasting because the day just won’t end."
Zeyad Masroor Khan
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."
Like Many Young Muslims, I Fake Fasting During Ramadan
Yes, I had a huge lunch, but my Muslim family believes I’m just as hungry as they are.
Gender Transition Made Me Re-Evaluate My Diet
Six months on "T" and three months spent as a vegan, I was waking up to the reality that testosterone alone would not give me the body I wanted. I sought the V-shape, which meant seriously re-evaluating my diet.
I Gave Up Meat, Booze, Drugs, Gluten, Dairy, Sugar and Orgasms
I cut every vice from my life for a month to try and become a better person. I wouldn't recommend it.
Meet the Chef Behind the UK's First Ramadan Cookbook
Lina Saad wrote Ramadan Express to provide inspiration for Muslims breaking their fast during the religious period. But she hopes that her Lebanese-inspired recipes will be enjoyed by non-Muslim readers, too.
How to Talk to Muslims During Ramadan
How to not act a fool around your Muslim colleagues and friends during the most important month of their year.
I Tried to Become a Better Person in a Week
Like any worthy experiment it involved dumpsters, bleach, shame, sword-fighting and diarrhea.
Fasting Muslims Told Us What it's Like to Work with Food During Ramadan
As you'd imagine it can be pretty shite – especially when the fast is about 17 hours long during summer.
All the Shit You'll Have to Deal with This Ramadan
From Ramadan bros and wildly uninformed colleagues, to the pain of eating and your uncle's bad breath.