NEW DELHI (RNS) Despite growing momentum for equal rights across India, openly LGBT people face fear of prosecution.
A year later, who was the big winner in the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in the Hobby Lobby case? Beards. Yes, beards.
(RNS) A federal judge has ruled a Sikh college student must be allowed to join a college Army group and keep his long hair, turban and beard — part of his “religious uniform.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) The survey found that 11 percent of Americans said they were close friends with a Sikh person; 31 percent said they had never interacted with a Sikh.
(RNS) The Supreme Court will decide whether a Muslim inmate can grow a beard. So what does facial hair have to do with religion, anyway? Let us ‘Splain …
TORONTO (RNS) The open road is now closed for devout Sikh men who can’t fit a turban under a motorcycle helmet.
(RNS) Civil rights and religious groups are asking the Obama administration to rid federal agencies of anti-Muslim bias.
HASSAN ABDAL, Pakistan (RNS) Sikhs from all over the world assemble at Gurdwara Panja Sahib each year for a religious ritual on the eve of Vaisakhi (sometimes known as Baisakhi), a centuries-old festival that also marks the spring harvest.
(RNS) A Maryland-based Sikh organization has honored a police officer for his service on the day a gunman killed six worshippers at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin.