Should Muslims Support Gay Marriage?

A lot of people have asked me what I think of Prof Jonathan Brown's recent article on Islam and Homosexuality. I look up to...

“Gay Nikah” and Other Absurdities

A "gay nikah" or "openly gay imam" makes as much sense as "Catholic imam" or "atheist mosque." Could there ever be such a thing...

Are Muslims the Closed-Minded Ones?

As an undergrad at Harvard, I took an intro survey course on the Bible. It was supposed to be an easy-A course -- as...

Does Islamic Thought Have a Concept for “Being Gay”?

Does Islamic thought have a concept for "being gay"? "In the Islamic tradition, there is no analogous term for the concept of “homosexual,” i.e., the...

Advising Those with Same-Sex Desires [Excerpt]

Many within our community incorrectly think that “homosexuals need to be converted to heterosexuality.” This is a mistake because, again, we do not have...

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...

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...

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 --...

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,...

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...

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Monday Memes | Take 13

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Aljazeera’s AJ+ Promotes LGBT, Sex Work, and Drugs to Muslims

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Cannibalism and Necrophilia in Traditional Hinduism: The Case of Kali

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Monday Memes | Take 12

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Is Homosexuality Predetermined from Birth?

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Monday Memes | Take 11

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