Struggling Against Homosexuality, Finding Islam September 19, 2007Posted by Mujahid Mustaqim in Islam, Stories.
IslamOnline.net (or rather, its subsite ReadingIslam.com) has once again led the way by featuring the story of Ayub, a brother who embraced Islam after a period of life in which he actively practised homosexuality. His journey is inspirational and his advice is of great value to anyone who wants to understand the path of Islam, which is also the path of self-understanding, life discipline and inner peace.
Ayub is someone we have great pleasure to know, and we ask Allah to reward him abundantly for putting his experiences out there for a wide audience to encounter.
The Greater Jihad September 15, 2007Posted by Rasheed Eldin in Islam, Queer Muslims, Responses.
It’s Ramadan again. Last year promoters of a film called “In the Name of Allah” invited people to a cocktail iftar at a San Fran club to raise funds. I only hope they didn’t use hadiths about the Prophet (peace be upon him) being more generous in Ramadan to further their filthy agenda.
Now the film has been released, under a different title: “A Jihad for Love”.
SubhanAllah, I don’t know which title is more crass!
I pointed out previously how the pre-release publicity was keen to promote the notion of a Queer Muslim Reformation [my wording], and the stupidity has only been amplified in the latest publicity available on the official website and the director’s blog:
The Season of Change! September 15, 2007Posted by Mujahid Mustaqim in Advice, Islam.
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On behalf of the brothers and sisters at the StraightWay Foundation, we would like to wish all our readers Ramadan Mubarak. Indeed it is the greatest month of struggle for every Muslim, a time when bad habits can be broken and desires overcome, in preparation for the rest of the year and the rest of our lives. We’re praying for you – please remember us too.