Religious Freedom

LGBTQ

People Still Think It's OK for Businesses to Turn Away Gay Customers

It comes down to a core American belief in individual liberty—one that enables discrimination.
Steven Blum
12.28.17
LGBTQ

Lawmakers Want to Legalize Discrimination Against LGBTQ Foster Youth

The proposed federal legislation follows several states that have made it legal for adoption agencies to refuse to serve queer children and families.
Natalie Pattillo
6.16.17
LGBTQ

As a Queer Catholic, 'Religious Freedom' Measures Are Baffling

Queer Americans dodged a bullet from Trump's executive order last week. But it's only the beginning—and it's all insanity.
Xorje Olivares
5.9.17
politics

Trump's 'Religious Freedom' Executive Order Annoyed Everyone

The president's latest action has been panned by conservatives as well as liberal activists.
Allie Conti
5.5.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Just Made It Easier for Churches to Back Politicians

Thursday's executive order could also make it harder for workers at religious organizations to get birth control.
Drew Schwartz
5.4.17
video

Satanic Art: A Fight for Freedom

Is Satanism the most inclusive religion? Lucien Greaves, co-founder of The Satanic Temple believes it is.
The Creators Project
10.25.16
daily vice

Meet the Marijuana Activist Fighting for His Religious Right to Smoke

On this episode of 'Daily VICE,' we travel to Trenton, New Jersey to meet up with "The Weedman" to talk about religious freedom and his fight with the law.
VICE Staff
9.6.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Georgia's Governor Says He'll Veto the State's Horrible Anti-LGBT Bill

Governor Nathan Deal promised to block a controversial measure that would have allowed businesses to discriminate against gay and trans people.
Helen Donahue
3.28.16
News

New Survey Exposing Quebec’s Islamophobia Is Just Tip of Iceberg, Muslim Group Says

Justice Femme say growing intolerance is leading to increased violence.
Brigitte Noël
11.4.15
News

We Talked to the Harvard Instructor Behind the Niqabs of Canada Tumblr

Vivek Krishnamurthy explains why the debate over face coverings in Canada is such BS.
Allison Tierney
10.14.15
News

We Spoke to Canada’s Immigration Minister About Refugees, Niqabs, and Terrorists

Chris Alexander tells VICE that Canada's immigration system is better than ever.
Justin Ling
6.11.15
News

Canadian PM Stephen Harper’s Controversial Vow to Ban the Niqab During Citizenship Ceremonies

The head covering is worn by a tiny minority of Canadian women, but it could become an issue in this fall's federal election
Shanifa Nasser
5.19.15