Muslims with Same Sex Attraction

Incredibly important piece from a side of the debate that we rarely get to hear. Please share widely. Here are some highlights: " is important, however,...

Attracted to the Same Sex? Marry the Opposite Sex

Undoubtedly, marriage is not a solution for all Muslims who are attracted to the same sex. But, it has been a solution for some....

What Percent of the Population Considers Itself LGBT?

Interesting poll results. The actual number of adults who identify as LGBT: 3.8%. But, on average, people guess the percentage is around 25%. What...

Does Resisting Temptation Make You Strong or Weak?

Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “Opposing desires will allow the servant to acquire strength in his body, his heart, and his speech. Some of the righteous...

The Moral Question on Homosexuality

In response to my essay on homosexuality, a lot of people have asked me why I didn't address the political side of the issue...

Gender Separation Causes Homosexuality

One of the not-too-subtle contradictions of "progressive" Muslim activism: A common argument progressive Muslim activists and academics would often invoke against gender separation in Islamic...

Research on Sexual Orientation: More Questions than Answers

Is "sexual orientation" a reality? What is interesting is how this research shows that people's attitudes about their sexuality, whether they see themselves as homo,...

Does the Quran Really Condemn Homosexuality? The Kugle Smackdown

Many of us have heard the silly claim that the account of Qawm Lut in the Quran is not about same sex behavior --...

Dealing with Modern Day Qawm Lut

It is inappropriate to call a modern "gay person" as being akin to Qawm Lut. Why? Several reasons. First, just because a person calls himself...

Muslims Should Support the Sexual Revolution!

An American Muslim leader in the 1960's explains why he supports the Sexual Revolution or, at least, won't take a stand against it. "Look, we...

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