The month of Ramadan begins today, with Muslims all around the world now fasting from dawn to dusk until May 11.
After spending the previous Ramadan in isolation due to coronavirus restrictions, Muslims in Australia are excited to celebrate the holy month with their loved ones once more.
For some, those connections beyond community and faith.
A month for celebrating each other
Ty Randle, who grew up in a Christian household, is celebrating Ramadan and Eid (the festival that follows the month of Ramadan) this year with his Indonesian Muslim partner, Diaswati (Asti) Mardiasmo.
Mr Randle and Dr Mardiasmo first met in 2008, but reconnected and started dating 10 years later in 2019.
While he still identifies with Christianity, Mr Randle is open…