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By Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed,Qiyaam Zahed

among an autobiography and an essay on faith, this booklet is determined by a Muslim homosexual couple's genuine existence occasions to emphasize the proof that homosexuality, regardless of what a few conservatives may perhaps say, isn't a decision; and that it might be loopy to decide on to be gay while one comes from the sociocultural milieu the place Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed and his husband Qiyaam Jantjies Zahed come from. the writer recollects his ardent adolescence, religious asceticism and burning wish. Neither ardour nor rigor yet either whilst, a really singular direction emerges within the textual content. it's a historical past of his contracting HIV-AIDS, prior to his pilgrimage to Mecca, Umm Al-Qura, the mum of all towns. In a relocating scene on the historic condominium of God, Ludovic-Mohamed is aware that it truly is attainable to conceive of "faith with no dogma." For it truly is acknowledged within the Qur'an: "No constraints in religion." are you able to be homosexual and Muslim? This book's message: after all yes!
The writer is usually the founding father of the organization HM2F (Homosexual Muslims of France), to maintain homosexual Muslims in France. Mr. and Mr. Zahed they're the 1st homosexual Muslim couple to were married publicly in entrance of an imam. he's now the Founder-Imam of the 1st eu Inclusive Mosque.
“What arguments could be recommend to anyone who thinks that homosexuality is a sin, anything opposed to nature, which may be prosecuted and convicted? What do we say to handle the plight of our Muslim homosexual brothers and lesbian sisters? What do we say to such visible loss of the main simple emotions and values of Islam, akin to compassion, recognize for others and a feeling of correct and incorrect? it is time to say that this factor isn't really a question of divergent interpretations: it's a simple factor for the survival of Islam as a lifestyle in line with transcendent values, rooted within the depths of the human middle. during this experience, (this ebook) is going past the foregoing concerns, to handle the difficulty from the very center of Islamic spirituality” (Abdennur Prado, eco-friendly e-book 2012 -
“Faith with no swap will be a lifeless religion, no longer a residing, respiring one, for any residing factor that fails to alter and develop will die. The problem dealing with Islam within the twenty first century is whether or not it's going to keep growing and mature and be within the non secular leading edge because it used to be while it was once first published to our liked Prophet Muhammad ASWS, or no matter if it's going to stagnate and develop into degraded? Will it adapt to altering conditions and reply to new difficulties, turning into extra egalitarian and extra simply; or will it remain monopolized through usually oppressive, homophobic and misogynistic interpretations of what it capability to be a Muslim?” (Matthew Simonds, MPV-USA -
“The Arab Spring was once a watershed within the struggle opposed to the barrier of silence and repression, which was once supported via the Arab peoples, because it is now having fun with a miles larger freedom of expression approximately our claims in all components that relate to our society. those revolutions have worn slogans of freedom and rejection of repression, oppression and marginalization, they usually have fulfilled their objectives via breaking this cycle of tyranny that lasted for years... And so long as homosexuals can be a vital part of this society, issues will switch and we are going to proceed to attempt for popularity, justice and peace” (Marwan Bensaid, ASWAT-Morocco -
“I had a retreat with queer Muslims and their allies. relatively the sisters and brothers there placed extra center and soul into our worship jointly, i assumed, this is often what neighborhood is all approximately” (Amina Wadud, 2012 Tawheed Umrah pilgrimage -

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