Nov 5, 2011

The Muslim LGBT Inclusion Project: LGBT Muslims are dealing with many of the same kinds of questions that LGBT Christians have been dealing with for decades

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¨Just as the Arab spring has upended conventional understanding of Arab and Muslim societies, so a new report on the issues faced by LGBT Muslims challenges the stereotype of Muslim communities in the U.S. and abroad as monolithically closed to conversations about sexuality.

The report, the “Muslim LGBT Inclusion Project,” was just published by Intersections International — New York-based nonprofit whose mandate, says founding director Rev. Robert Chase, is to bring together people who differ, honor those differences, and find ways to work together for reconciliation, justice, and peace...¨ read it all, HERE

·  Thanks to LGBT Asylum News, sidebar
·  Thanks to Peter Montgomery
·  Thanks to  Religion Dispatches

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