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Dolce & Gabbana Debuts A Line Of Hijabs And Abayas

D&G is the first luxury brand to design specifically for its Muslim customers.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 5, 2016 - 4:15 pm

Muslims Use #MuslimsAreNotTerrorist Twitter Hashtag To Counter Prejudice In Wake Of Paris Attacks

After last night’s terrorist attacks in Paris, social media has reacted with its usual influx of positive support and activism, but also predictably, the fire-storms of boundless bigotry.

Katrin Higher | November 14, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Ben Carson Is Clearly Very Confused About The Constitution

Ben Carson thinks the Muslim faith conflicts with the constitution, which explicitly bars religious tests for office.

Robyn Pennacchia | September 21, 2015 - 1:00 pm

A Sex Shop Is Opening Up In Mecca

I guess it’s true what they say about a good orgasm making you see God: a sex shop will be opening in Saudi Arabia, in the heart of Islam’s holiest…

Beejoli Shah | April 23, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Take A Look Inside The Women’s Mosque Of America

Here’s a look into America’s first women-only mosque. [NBC]
Finland’s national radio service is going to read the Koran on air cover-to-cover in order to “increase people’s knowledge…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 24, 2015 - 5:50 pm

5 Things To Know About The 7,000 Yazidi Women Being Held As Sex Slaves By ISIS

Militants from ISIS, a.k.a. the Islamic State/ISIL (or whatever else you’d like to name the terrorist group that’s been wreaking havoc on Middle Eastern society and by proxy, much of…

Claire Hannum | October 18, 2014 - 11:00 am

Why I Refuse To Criticize Islam As A Feminist And Atheist

Sam Harris and Bill Maher and Richard Dawkins all want really badly for me to criticize Islam. They claim I’m scared to do so because Islamic extremists bully people into…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 15, 2014 - 4:03 pm

European Court Upholds France’s Ban On Face-Covering Veils

The European Court of Human Rights has upheld France’s ban on face-covering veils, claiming that veiled women make other people uncomfortable. The case was brought by a 24-year-old Muslim…

Jessica Wakeman | July 3, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Sudan Frees Woman Sentenced To Death For Refusing To Renounce Christianity

Sudan has freed Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman who was sentenced to 100 lashes and death by hanging for not renouncing her Christian faith. Ibrahim was born to a…

Jessica Wakeman | June 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Iran Freaks Out Over Actress’ Kiss On The Cheek At Cannes

Iranian actress Leila Hatami got a kiss on the cheek from Gilles Jacob, the president of the Cannes Film Festival, and all hell broke loose. Iran’s deputy minister of…

Jessica Wakeman | May 22, 2014 - 5:30 pm

This Pregnant Sudanese Woman Was Sentenced To Death Because Of Who She Chose To Marry

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman who is eight months pregnant, was sentenced to death last week for marrying a Christian man.

In Sudan, a woman is considered…

Claire Hannum | May 22, 2014 - 5:00 pm
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