Category Archives: Muslim Queer Culture

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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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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To be Queer and Muslim

Though I am Christian (and Taoist), I am enlightened enough and educated enough to know that the world is full of wondrous variety and that variety includes different worldviews, cultures, races, ethnic groups, belief systems, and ideas of faith that are … Continue reading

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