The doors are wide open at Northgate’s Idris Mosque
by Julia-Grace Sanders
Hosting the mayor's State of the City address was just one element of an "open-door" policy that has helped Idris Mosque in Northgate build trust and solidarity with the broader community.
Feb 21, 2017
How to be a Muslim ally in the Trump era
by Tariq Yusuf
With every new hate crime and spike in anti-Muslim rhetoric, fear and uncertainty in our community grows. You can help by being a strong Muslim ally.
Feb 1, 2017
1,000 Somali Shillings: How mosques hold Somalia together
by Said Shaiye
A Seattle Muslim who moved back to his native land found his faith rekindled inside the four simple walls of a Somali mosque.
Jan 25, 2017
Trump expected to order a temporary ban on refugees
Another executive order anticipated from Trump would block visas for anyone from Somalia, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Sudan and Yemen.
Bellevue mosque aims to rebuild after fire; arson charge filed
by Hannah Coffaro
Prosecutors say there's no evidence the fire was a hate crime.
Jan 17, 2017
Kids of many faiths unite for anti-Islamophobia workshop
by Sarah Stuteville
An upcoming workshop in Seattle will teach middle- and high-school students how to use the media to fight anti-Muslim sentiments in their own communities.
Jan 6, 2017
Jesus is coming back for Christmas. But you can call him “Josh”
by Globalist Staff
What would the real Jesus do to celebrate his birthday? South Seattle's Jamil Suleman isn't afraid to dress up like the son of God to find out.
Dec 21, 2016
For middle schoolers, a summer of interfaith dialogue
by Ahlaam Ibraahim
The Kids4Peace interfaith day camp has local teens exploring each other's religions — and learning more about their own.
Sep 5, 2016
France has “misunderstood” burkini, Australian designer says
Designer Aheda Zanetti says the burkini is meant to open choices for women who want to dress modestly or want more coverage from the sun.
Aug 25, 2016
“Muslim American” or Muslim in America?
by Eman Rahman
A writer from India talks to three Muslim Americans, to try to understand how they identify with the term.
Aug 5, 2016
Near end of Ramadan, a Quaker show of support for Seattle-area Muslims
by Alex Garland
The show of support counteracts intolerance against Muslims, expressed recently in the form of misinformation and threats to mosques.
Jul 2, 2016
Shelly Tochluk balances oneness with identity in “Living in the Tension”
by Laura Humpf
Shelly Tochluk's new book "Living in the Tension" can help yoga practitioners balance universalism with a recognition of diverse identities and experiences.
Jun 24, 2016
Hate speech at Bellevue College: Student group demands action
by Joy Okot-Okidi
There have been at least five incidents of hate speech at Bellevue College this year threatening LGBTQ and Muslim students. It's time to take action.
May 23, 2016
Global Islamophobia Awareness Day centers Muslim youth experience
by Ahlaam Ibraahim
In its second year, Seattle-born Islamophobia Awareness Day goes global, calling for better understanding of the Muslim experience and its youth.
May 12, 2016
Should Buddhism reclaim the swastika?
by Tim Gruver
Earlier this year, the Japanese government recommended replacing the swastika on maps because tourists mistook the Buddhist manji for the Nazi symbol.
May 9, 2016
Converted library is a blessing to Ethiopian faithful in Skyway
by Goorish Wibneh
The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Seattle Debrekuskuam Saint Mary Wedebre Keranio MedhaneAlem welcomes all Christians to its new location in Skyway.
May 2, 2016
Should Pope Francis have gone further with “Amoris Laetitia?”
by Katie Anastas
Many American Catholics are disappointed that the Pope's message doesn't change major institutional policies.
Apr 18, 2016
#GreaterSeattle: Sikhs seek recognition and respect
by Starla Sampaco
Despite it being the fifth largest religion in the world, Aman Kuar Mann says young American Sikhs like her are still fighting for recognition and respect.
Apr 11, 2016
Washington shaman consult spirits to treat anxiety and depression
by Cristina Acuña
I assumed the shamanic healing used to treat my mental illness back in Peru wouldn't be an option here in the Northwest. It turns out I was wrong.
Apr 6, 2016