One of the arguments that is often said against the case of the acceptance of homosexuality is this: that there is a consensus (ijma’a) on the issue on the prohibition of homosexuality and that no normative scholar has ever said… Read More »Consensus (Ijma’a) is Not Set in Stone, Nor is it Absolute and Final
Islam and LGBT
If Islam can accommodate for same sex sexual unions, then why does it only mention the union (cont.)
A: When the Quran speaking about marriage, it only mentions a heterosexual couple. That makes sense because heterosexual people make up more than 95% of the human race. It’s a pertinent issue that will organise the family unit and thus… Read More »If Islam can accommodate for same sex sexual unions, then why does it only mention the union (cont.)
Me: Salaam Mohammed! So just a quick question. I’m trying to make sense of this use of words in the context of Lut. So rijaal = traveller, worker. And nisaa = those who are native to the town, spending their… Read More »And do you approach men with lust instead of women!? Part II
One week after having come back from the LGBT+ Islam and intersectionality conference. I met a young Arab man who grew up in the Middle East. Being the eager young, lesbian woman who also used to partake in Islamic activism… Read More »And do you approach men with lust instead of women!? Part I
One night, my friend whom I came out to more than two years ago, were having a conversation on the matter of LGBT+ and Islam. She is a practicing Muslim just like myself, and she has shown me moral support… Read More »Unconvinced that Islam accepts LGBTQI+?