Islam

Culture

These Artists Are Rejecting Lazy Stereotypes About Muslim Women

London-based art collective Muslim Sisterhood want to “represent ‘normal’ Muslim girls who aren’t bloggers, fashionistas or Bake Off winners.”
Isaine Blatry
5.14.19
Photography

Activists in Lebanon Are Using Religious Tattoos as Protest Symbols

Even though many are not particularly religious, tattoos have become a way of showing solidarity.
VICE Staff
4.17.19
Christchurch shooting

Australian Muslims Describe How Christchurch Has Changed Their Lives

"People have been looking at me longer than usual, and I wonder: are they looking at me because they feel sorry for me? Or are they looking at me because they agree with what that man did?"
Jennine Khalik
4.1.19
LGBTQ

Five Queer British Muslims On The LGBTQ+ Lessons Row

"Queer Muslim voices in this debate are the most important. We can’t continue to have conversations about marginalised groups without them leading those conversations."
Salma Haidrani
3.28.19
politics

Brunei's New Anti LGBTQ Law Introduces Stoning and Whipping

The law is set to take effect next week.
Mustika Hapsoro
Edoardo Liotta
3.27.19
News

Accused New Zealand Shooter Had Canadian Mass Murderer’s Name On Weapon

Images show the names of numerous far-right figures on the weapons involved in the Christchurch mosque shooting, including Quebec mosque murderer Alexandre Bissonnette.
Mack Lamoureux
3.15.19
Religion

Exploring the Legacy of 'The Satanic Verses' 30 Years On

We spoke to journalist Mobeen Azhar about his new VICE Studios documentary for BBC Two.
Salma Haidrani
2.27.19
LGBTQ

Indian Queer Muslims Share Their Hopes and Dreams for 2019

Being a double minority presents a double set of issues – one concerning culture and religion, the other concerning sexual identity.
Parthshri Arora
1.2.19
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
Privacy and Perception Issue

For Women Who Wear Hijab, Finstas Can Be a Space to Let Loose Online

By the time private accounts with curated followers became mainstream, they were old news to me. I knew many women who wore hijabs who would set their Instagram profiles to private, write “WOMEN ONLY” in their bios, and post pictures with their hair down.
Najma Sharif
7.12.18
ramadan

All the Best Ways to Break Your Ramadan Fast

“Iftar is nostalgic. Your whole diet changes and suddenly you’re not interested in burgers and fried chicken, you just want food that reminds you of home.”
Dalia Dawood
6.14.18
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
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