Muslims

LGBTQ

We Talked to Muslims in the LGBTQ Community About Standing Up for Queer Youth

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

We Talked to Stand-Up Comic Dave Merheje About Arab Representation on TV

The Juno-winning comedian told us about his role on the upcoming Hulu original 'Ramy.'
Samar Warsi
3.22.19
true crime

This Jail Is Accused of Favoring Christians Who Agree to Live in 'God Pod'

Muslim prisoners, meanwhile, say they were starved during Ramadan and deprived of religious texts.
Kira Lerner
12.10.18
Culture

Finally, There’s a Bechdel Test for Muslim Representation

The Riz test asks Hollywood to chill with the terrorist characters.
Abeer Yusuf
8.24.18
Islam

Young Muslims Talk About the First Time They Cheated 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
terrorism

Uzbek Muslims Are Living in Fear After the New York Terrorist Attack

New to the city and relatively unknown even to other Muslims, this growing community is already experiencing a backlash.
Sonja Sharp
11.2.17
refugees

Inside the Most Urgent Refugee Crisis in the World

Tens of thousands of Muslims who escaped Myanmar are living in hellish conditions despite fervent efforts by a small army of international aid workers to provide relief.
Shahirah Majumdar
9.28.17
Television

'The Night Of' Was a Win, Just Not for Brown People

I couldn’t be happier for Riz Ahmed’s Emmy win, but it comes with a caveat.
Noel Ransome
9.25.17
immigration

Why Trump's Third Attempt at a Travel Ban Just Might Stick

The president's new, indefinite ban on travel includes non-Muslim-majority countries, which could help it hold up to legal scrutiny.
John Surico
9.25.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Hate Crimes Are on the Rise in America's Biggest Cities, Study Finds

For the first time in more than a decade, the number of hate crimes in the US shot up two years in a row.
Drew Schwartz
9.18.17
immigration

The End of DACA Is the Latest Nightmare for Undocumented Muslims

Muslims who benefited from protection for young people brought to the US illegally as kids feel as if they're under a unique kind of siege.
Aviva Stahl
9.5.17
america

American Ex-Pats Explain Why They Quit the USA

The work/life balance sucks, there are too many guns, and thanks to a certain someone now in charge, things are likely to get worse.
Caroline Thompson
6.13.17
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