The Prophet cursed effeminate men; those men who are in the similitude assume the manners of women and those women who assume the manners of men, and he said, "Turn them out of your houses. The men are held and allegedly tortured in concentration camps. These groups, like those based in socially conservative Christianityare aimed at attempting to guide homosexuals towards heterosexuality. In mystic writings of the medieval era, such as Sufi textsit is "unclear whether the beloved being addressed is a teenage boy or God. If you find anyone doing as Lot's people did, kill the one who does it, and the one to whom it is done. Before Homosexuality in the Arab-Islamic World —
At least five countries - the Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Mauritania and Sudan - have used the death penalty against gay people.
LGBT in Islam
It would take more than the rantings of an MP to eradicate such a deeply entrenched tradition. The programme's presenter, Sonia Deolsays that the gay Muslim group Imaan supports the idea of "keeping sexuality a private matter". Archived from the original PDF on 19 July The Pakistan Penal Code oforiginally developed under colonialismpunishes sodomy with a possible prison sentence and has other provisions that impact the human rights of LGBT Pakistanis, under the guise of protecting public morality and order. In fact, they spent the rest of the evening using my computer to chat with a French women one had hooked up with a few months earlier when she was holidaying there.
The report found that "same-sex sexual acts" are legal in countries. Views Read Edit View history. According to Everett Rowson, none of the sources state that Muhammad banished more than two mukhannathunand it is not clear to what extent the action was taken because of their breaking of gender rules in itself or because of the "perceived damage to social institutions from their activities as matchmakers and their corresponding access to women". Full Cast and Crew. Culture, History and Literature. Inthe documentary film A Sinner in Mecca was released. The world after Mubarak The Spectator.