He’s Not A Christian, But He’s Showing Us All What Christmas Is Really About

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He's Not A Christian, But He's Showing Us All What Christmas Is Really About

It’s easy to get caught up in all the trappings of Christmas: the lights, the presents, and the enormous meals. It’s important to remember, though, that not everyone has those luxuries. Homeless and elderly people often spend Christmas alone because they don’t have families to go to. Hasan Masud, the Muslim owner of Shish Restaurant […]

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My Friend Wears A Hijab, And I Judge Her For It

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My Friend Wears A Hijab, And I Judge Her For It

In Karachi, Pakistan, where I live, it’s difficult to reconcile my antipathy toward religion with making friends. View this image › Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed The first woman who arrived was wearing a bright-yellow hijab. The folds didn’t lie flat against her face, the mesh of the cloth revealing that she was wearing a skintight […]

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This Little Boy’s Small Gesture Teaches Us A Big Lesson About Love And Acceptance

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This Little Boy's Small Gesture Teaches Us A Big Lesson About Love And Acceptance

Many people have lashed out at the Muslim community since the attacks in Paris and Beirut, blaming thousands for the actions of few. The Islamic Center in Pflugerville, Texas, was vandalized in the wake of these attacks, and the people who worship at the mosque were heartbroken by what they saw one day. The building […]

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