When you own your own business — like a pizza place, for example — that means you can pretty much run it however you want to run it.
The burkini ban in some French coastal towns continues to stoke controversy all over the world. Many people regard the bans, now overturned in certain municipalities, as sexist, Islamophobic and counterproductive to assimilating Muslims into the country and treating them with respect.
Now, Marie-Shirine Yener, who goes by Maeril and is a 21-year-old artist and illustrator from Paris, has created an illustrated guide for bystanders who see Muslims who are being harassed.
It's been shared thousands of times on Tumblr, with more than 50,000 notes and counting, and for good reason.
The relationship between religion and homosexuality has been fraught with turbulence at times throughout the years, which can make it hard for gay people to find acceptance in their church.
But last week a 16-year-old posted a photo to Tumblr of a card she was handed at a pride parade in Louisville, Kentucky, and thousands have come out to thank her for sharing it online.
Being a priest means you have to listen to parishioners' confessions, and while not all churchgoers partake in confession, the ratio of priest to people is still pretty unbalanced.
The nation is still reeling from the horrific events at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, and while many are expressing their grief, yet others are expressing opinions similar to that of the attacker — using the Bible as an excuse for their actions.
Most of us wouldn't think twice about going out to get some ice cream.
When presented with hostility and ignorant protesters, one might choose to quietly slink back into the shadows and slightly cave to the confrontation.
That wasn't the case for 22-year-old Zakia Belkhiri, who was at Antwerp’s third annual Muslim Expo when around 40 members of Vlaams Belang, a far-right Belgian political party, gatecrashed the event.
The premise of this photo gallery from Shaughn and John sounds like a bad joke. What on earth would bring these devout women to harvest and sell weed?
It looks like something out of a fairy tale: In the middle of a clearing in the forest, a beautiful church made up of trees, growing right out of the ground.
Laugh and cringe (but mostly laugh) as you check out the best (and worst) of messages that have actually made it onto church signs.
Yes, these are all real…