Category Archives: Islamophobia

There is a Movement

  There is a movement in the international community to respond to the crackdown in Egypt and in other countries against LGBT individuals. Governments in Egypt, Russia, and many countries where the ultra-conservative theologically based rhetoric or socially conservative ideology … Continue reading

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Blair Imani Opens Up About Being Queer, Black and Muslim

Teen Vogue Article “Blair Imani Opens Up About Being Queer, Black, and Muslim” I came across this Teen Vogue article that I wanted to share with the LGBT Ministry Community I am slowly but surely trying to build here in … Continue reading

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Insights from an LGBT Muslim

I came across a wonderful article about a young Muslim woman who recently identified herself as LGBT. Her story is very inspirational and hopefully, you’ll feel the same way about your own faith experiences and identity. Meet Kendyl Noor Aurora, … Continue reading

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Solidarity with LGBT Muslims

If you are Muslim and LGBT, I support you and encourage you to continue to express your true selves! There is no shame in being LGBT or Muslim! God Almighty knows your heart and loves all His creations– descendants of … Continue reading

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Gay Imam Helps Muslims Find Balance

Being gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender is hard enough on any level, especially when dealing with environments that are already hostile towards you. But how much harder is it to be a member of the LGBT community and a member of … Continue reading

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LGBT Syrian Refugees Have a Story Too

LGBT Syrian Refugees Find Hope I share this article this morning to highlight another aspect to the Syrian refugee struggle. While Syrians are fleeing violence and devastation as a result of civil war and a war with ISIS, it is … Continue reading

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We Can Do Better than This and We Should Demand More!

The Creeping Villainy of American Politics We should be holding our elected leaders and representatives accountable for their speech and their rhetoric. We should condemn hate speech, bigotry and anti-Muslim fervor.  We need to remember our core values of inclusiveness, … Continue reading

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