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LGBTQ

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.
Salma Haidrani
6.12.18
ramadan

Why I Decided to Do a Social Media Fast This Ramadan

It seriously changes your perspective on things.
Harits Paramasatya
6.11.18
Religion

Six Muslims Explain Why They No Longer Fast During Ramadan

"I stopped fasting because the day just won’t end."
Zeyad Masroor Khan
5.25.18
Religion

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
Religion

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.
آبي لوف
5.15.18
Gender

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.
Fred McConnell
9.25.17
Health

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.
Justin Caffier
6.8.17
Cookbooks

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.
Salma Haidrani
5.26.17
ramadan

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.
Sarah Hagi
5.25.17
Stuff

I Tried to Become a Better Person in a Week

Like any worthy experiment it involved dumpsters, bleach, shame, sword-fighting and diarrhea.
Zac Thompson
8.8.16
Stuff

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.
Sam Bright
6.26.16
Stuff

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.
Hussein Kesvani
6.9.16
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