Thursday, April 10, 2008

a muslim comments on the hope of lgbt muslims

Hope exists for LGBT Muslims

Junaid Jahanagir, Opinion Writer Wednesday, 2 April

Edmonton, despite Alberta’s redneck fame, is home to
both the oldest North American mosque and the first
North American Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender
(LGBT)youth camp. Both the Pride Centre and Muslim
Community act to support their respective members;
however, it’s nearly impossible to bring elements of
both together owing to intransigence on the Muslim
side, the limited resources of the LGBT, and the
unwillingness of Muslim LGBT to reconcile the
diametrically opposed facets of their existence.

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