Tag Archives: gay muslim

The queer case of the being part Muslim

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I won’t begin by telling you how horrible it is when you do come out, but I will start telling you this…. I am happy. I am Naufal, Muslim by birth, black by roots, Indian by culture & I am gay.

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Biography: Irshad Manji

Irshad Manji

Irshad is Director of the Moral Courage Project at New York University. It aims to develop leaders who will challenge political correctness, intellectual conformity and self-censorship. She is the internationally best-selling author of The Trouble with Islam Today: A Muslim’s Call for Reform in Her Faith. Her book has been published in almost 30 countries, including Pakistan, India, Lebanon and Indonesia - the world's largest Muslim nation.

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Honour and secrecy for families of gay Muslims

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Last week, the LGBT homeless charity Albert Kennedy Trust warned it was seeing an increase in the numbers of gay Muslims fleeing from forced marriages and family violence. However, for one gay Muslim, the experiences of gay EastEnders character, Syed Masood are closer to home.

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