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Backlash Greets Plans for Muslim Cemeteries Across U.S.

LEGAL | By Denise Lavoie | Apr 26
On the site of a long-idle dairy farm, leaders of a local mosque hope to build a final resting place for about 500 Muslim families - to the dismay of many residents of this quaint town in central Massachusetts.

Cleveland Cabbies Protest 'Gay Games' Promotional Campaign

SPORTS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 14
Cleveland's cabbies have reportedly refused to drive their cabs, protesting Cleveland Hopkins International Airport taxi's rooftop signs promoting the LGBT Gay Games.

Gay Pakistani Muslim Poet (and Fashion Icon) Dies at 64

FASHION | By SOPHIA TAREEN | Jul 29
Ifti Nasim - the gay Pakistani Muslim poet, activist and Chicago radio show host - strode in wearing leather pants, a leather overcoat and pimp hat with feather.

NYC mosque debate will shape American Islam

NATIONAL | By Rachel Zoll | Aug 30
The uproar over a planned Islamic center near the World Trade Center site is shaping up as a signal event in the story of American Islam.

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