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My Family Broke Up With Me

Sabrina Jalees | Posted 03.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Sabrina Jalees

Over the holidays I gifted my Muslim relatives with the truth: I'm gay, I'm married, I'm happy. It landed in 28 inboxes three weeks ago and has received a grand total of zero replies. I can only assume that they're too busy celebrating.

Gay Muslims: The Elephant In The (Prayer) Room

F. Yusef | Posted 02.02.2013 | Gay Voices
F. Yusef

Now that we've established, I hope, that sexual orientation isn't a choice, Muslim communities need to stop sweeping the topic under the carpet and start providing the right kind of support and advice. We Muslims need to be doing far more to support the LGBT individuals among us.

You Can't Be Gay; You're Arab

Nedda Alammar | Posted 08.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Nedda Alammar

A friend of mine accidentally came out to his parents on his birthday. I say "accidentally" because he wasn't planning on it -- not ever. He's Arab.

The Hard Fall of the Arab Spring

Michael Lucas | Posted 01.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Michael Lucas

When the tyranny of the religious majority starts trampling on sexual minorities -- not to mention women and non-Muslims -- the world's pride in the Arab Spring will turn out to have gone before a very long, very hard fall.

Writer Taia Challenges Homosexual Taboo In Morocco

Yahoo! News | Omar Brouksy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Novelist Abdellah Taia, who has won acclaim in France and readers abroad, has challenged a taboo in his native Morocco and won't back down: he is the ...

Islam And Homosexuality: The Problem Isn't Religion But Those Who Lead It

Joseph Ward III | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Joseph Ward III

We cannot sit back while spiritual and government leaders continue to promote the systematic killing or persecution of any individual for the sexual orientation that God gave him or her.