Category Archives: Muslim Queer Culture

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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It’s Pride Month, It’s Ramadan, and It is Still Hard to be an LGBT Muslim

Pride, Ramadan, and the American Muslim Came across this article on Buzzfeed which adds some insights into the Islamic perspective on Pride and LGBT experiences. Just before sunset¬†one Friday this month, a few dozen guests walked downstairs and into a … Continue reading

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Stances of Faith on LGBTQ Issues in Islam

— From the Human Rights Council webpage. http://www.hrc.org/resources/stances-of-faiths-on-lgbt-issues-islam Background With over a billion followers, Islam is the second largest religion in the world, and noted for its diversity of culture and ethnicity. Founded by the prophet Muhammad (peace be upon … 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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