ramadan

Essays

What Ramadan Is Like When You Have an Eating Disorder

It’s easier to starve myself without arousing suspicion when everyone around me is fasting.
Hadeel Abdel-Nabi
5.14.19
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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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Why I Decided to Do a Social Media Fast This Ramadan

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

The Slang Words Some Muslims Use Every Ramadan

VICE's Thomas Morton spent some time with a Muslim family in Michigan.
VICE Staff
6.11.18
ramadan

How I Learned to Love Rooh Afza, the Pungent Rose Syrup of My Childhood

The luminous red bottle was there every Ramadan, and at the family dinners hosted by my grandmother.
Aina Khan
6.4.18
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
Finsbury Park Attack

Everything We Know So Far About the Finsbury Park Attack

A van rammed into crowds of people leaving prayers.
VICE Staff
6.19.17
Restaurants

What It’s Like to Work in a Restaurant and Fast During Ramadan

For Muslims restaurant workers observing the religious fast, being surrounded by delicious food is a challenge.
Zab Mustefa
5.26.17
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
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