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This young duo is building bridges between Islam and mainstream Australian society, all while staying blissfully married, raising two children and pursuing Ph.D.s.
Hundreds of Orthodox Jewish women are denied religious divorce by their husbands, who hold them hostage in a relationship limbo that threatens their future. Here’s how this might be changing.
As circumcision rates decline in the United States, some Jewish families are finding alternative religious ceremonies to celebrate their baby boys.
The fight against LGBT rights is moving from legalizing gay marriage to protecting religious freedom. Arizona could be just the beginning.
Have you ever been to secret gay church camp? No? Well, you are missing out.
Because Charlie Hoffacker straddles the worlds of murder and art to make us all think just a little bit deeper about what goes on around us every single day.
How do you say “help” in Russian? Hint: Don’t ask a young Turkmenistani.
Meet the social worker who is using scientific data to improve the lives of LGBT youth.
Instagram is not only about selfies and food porn. Photographer Radcliffe Roye is shining an iPhone spotlight on the underclass and streaming it into your social media feed.
Pope Francis + A New Type of Bishop = A Revitalized Catholic Church. With more than 1 billion Catholics in the world, this could have lasting international impact.
How often do you meet a man who can convince people to pay money for city improvement while simultaneously persuading them to lose weight? About as often as you find a TV sportscaster turned four-term mayor.
As Israel and Palestine peace talks halt, these men want Muslims and Jews to remember that sometimes your most bitter enemy can become your most faithful friend.
Freshman ladies, as you settle into college this fall, I’d like to offer up a humble piece of advice: Be on the lookout for your lifelong partners.
The ethnic and religious divides in Moscow’s cemeteries may clue us in to national identity shifts in Russia’s capital city.