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...

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

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Are Muslims the Closed-Minded Ones?

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“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...

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...

Shaking Hands in Switzerland

Switzerland is fining Muslim male students if they refuse to shake the hands of their female teachers. Is this not a kind of sexual assault...

The Queer-Affirming Mosque

Why don't we see drunkards going around looking for "booze-affirming" mosques? Why aren't there Muslim bankers scouring the earth for "riba-affirming" mosques? Do you...

Inevitability: When Supporting LGBT Backfires

A lot of the imams and scholars that signed the Muslim Joint Statement on Orlando are now being contacted by a "progressive" Muslim group...

An Open Letter to the LGBT Community in Light of Orlando

Let me explain why I as a Muslim don't "stand" with the LGBT community.  Just so we are clear, gunning down people whether they...

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