Islam

Iranian survey finds 17% of Iranian young adults report being gay

An official report issued by Iran's parliamentary research department has uncovered a surprising fact: 17% of young adults surveyed said that they are gay.

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Michelle Demishevich, transgender Turkish TV reporter, talks to AFP about activism

In a report on LGBT rights in Turkey, Agence France-Presse highlighted Michelle Demishevich, the country's first trans woman TV reporter.

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January 16, 2014

The Islamic court in Nigeria's Bauchi state has put 11 Muslim men on trial for allegedly being gay

The consequences of President Goodluck Jonathan's anti-gay laws are severe. Already 11 Muslim men were put on trial with accusations of being gay.
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September 30, 2013

Pakistani authorities block LGBT website

Pakistani authorities blocked the website of a pro-LGBT group

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Openly gay imams serve as an affirming gleam of hope in Muslim LGBT community

Mainstream Islam has a reputation of being rabidly anti-LGBT, but that reputation is being challenged. Gay Muslims around the world are working slowly-but-surely to reach out to other LGBT Muslims looking to reconcile their identity with their faith. Read about two openly gay imams and others who are paving the way for LGBT Muslims in America and overseas.

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February 20, 2013

Muslims work for LGBT support and acceptance

Many Arab-Americans from conservative backgrounds struggle with coming out or supporting LGBT equality.

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December 7, 2012

First Gay Mosque Opens In Paris

The first gay mosque opened this week outside Paris, and the Co-Founder of Muslims for Progressive Values talked to GLAAD about the changing attitudes among Islamic leaders.

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March 13, 2012

Honoring Women's Advocacy: Muslim Women Who are Making a Difference

In honor of Women’s History Month, GLAAD’s Religion, Faith, & Values program is profiling women from differen

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