What Does Islam Really Say About LGBT People?

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The founder of Muslims for Progressive Values criticizes ‘deviant, draconian, and hateful’ variants of Islam and advocates for LGBT and gender equality. As in Christianity, some Muslims may point to the story of Sodom and Gomorrah as a justification for anti-LGBT beliefs. And as in Christianity, others disagree with that interpretation. “It was rape; it … Read more

Gays and lesbians being rounded up in The Gambia

The dictatorial regime of Yaya Jammeh has mounted a “clean-up operation” in the tourist area by arresting Gambians identified as gays and lesbians. Men dressed in black, identified as members of Jammeh’s notorious members of his security forces, have been going around hotels and bars in the tourism development areas along the Gambian coast arresting … Read more