5 Muslims Who Wrote Gay Characters

5 Muslims Who Wrote Gay Characters

They say a good gay story is just a story, but what about when they are written by straight people? These writers of Muslim background sat down and wrote stories about gay people. All of them had tried to present an acceptable image of the community, for their times...
5 Muslim Allies in the West

5 Muslim Allies in the West

A gay Egyptian friend of mine once said to me that “being queer and Muslim when you think of an ally, you basically think of someone who doesn’t try to kill you in the name of Islam for your sexuality.” That is because in Egypt, and many other Muslim countries, the...
5 Queer Muslims in History

5 Queer Muslims in History

Ask anyone in mainstream society, and they will gladly tell you: Islam is a homophobic faith. However, a quick walk down in memory lane tells us differently. What if someone told you that Prophet Muhammad had gays living in his house, that there was once a caliph who...