There was speed dating, a talent show and a baby naming. But there was also a locked Facebook page. And a strict rule: Attendees should not disclose the retreat’s exact location. That’s because the 85 people who gathered in the Pennsylvania woods over Memorial Day weekend had come from 19 states and three countries for a somewhat surprising event: a three-day LGBTQ Muslim and Partners Retreat. >>>
The film ‘I AM GAY AND MUSLIM’ focuses on the subject of gay rights in the Islamic world. This intimate documentary follows a number of young gay Moroccan men in their exploration of their religious and sexual identity.
The politicisation of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issue should be resisted as it could affect faith of the future generation, said Fiqh Contemporary Studies Centre chairman Nasharudin Mat Isa. >>>