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Issues // Politics and Society
Judging Others by What They Wear is Not Being Religious

"'Ladies," the religious teacher said, "I would like you to try to be a man for one day.... I want you to know what it feels like to be a man and to see a woman wearing sexy clothes walking in front of you."

by Ria H Shofiyya January 22, 2019
Issues // Politics and Society
Belajar dari Kiai dan Nyai Soal Kepemimpinan dan Ulama yang Bermasyarakat

Tidak seperti 'ulama seleb', kepemimpinan pesantren tradisional di Jawa Timur berbasis gender dan dekat dengan masyarakat.

by Lailatul Fitriyah January 16, 2019
Issues // Politics and Society
Kelompok Pengajian 'Salam' Kaji Islam dari Perspektif Kemanusiaan

Sebuah klub kajian Islam dibentuk untuk memahami agama secara rasional dan kritis sehingga umat akan semakin inklusif dan toleran.

by Wulan Kusuma Wardhani, Reporter November 12, 2018
Issues // Politics and Society
New LIPI Study Shows Rising Religious Conservatism, Intolerance Weaponized for Politics

The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) study found that religion has become a central part of political campaigns nationwide, worsened by increasing conservatism and intolerance.

by Angesti Citra Asih November 6, 2018
Issues // Politics and Society
Adakah Ruang Bagi LGBT untuk Beragama?

Ujaran kebencian di rumah-rumah ibadah menimbulkan dilema berat bagi sebagian orang-orang LGBT yang, seperti manusia lainnya, memiliki kebutuhan untuk beragama.

by Camely Arta, Reporter October 19, 2018
Issues // Politics and Society
When Your Friends Become Religious Fanatics

What to do when your friends have become different people as they turn more and more to religion.

by Mario Rustan, Columnist September 26, 2018
Issues // Politics and Society
Stop Erasing Women's Voice in Headscarf Debate

It's time to present a more nuanced argument about the headscarf that has long been pathologized, resulting in a wider spread of Islamophobia.

by Askarina Bintari June 22, 2018
Issues // Politics and Society
Confession of an Atheist Mom

Being an atheist mom in a religious family poses its own challenge.

by Dian June 21, 2018
Issues // Politics and Society
How an Ukhti's Action Forces Me to Confront My Prejudice

A surprising encounter with a woman who looked like a Muslim conservative forces her to confront her own prejudice.

by Putri Widi Saraswati June 12, 2018
Issues // Politics and Society
Being a Pro-Choice Catholic in Indonesia

Ah, to be Catholic and pro-choice, going against one of the church's central tenets.

by Mario Rustan, Columnist June 8, 2018