These are external links and will open in a new window. People involved with Black Pride and Trans Pride have previously told Newsbeat that their events are important because of abuse they've experienced within the LGBT community. But another issue some people in the LGBT Muslim community face is being told to "choose" between their sexuality and their religion. But she feels the Muslim community's attitude to any sexuality can make things difficult for some LGBT people. Homosexuality is against the law in some Middle Eastern countries - where Islam is most commonly practised. Earlier this year, Brunei backtracked on plans to make adultery and sex between men punishable by death.
'I feel caught in the middle': queer Muslims on the LGBTQ lessons row | Education | The Guardian
For further information please email: info imaan. For Iftars on the 3rd, 10th and 17th June, Imaan will provide some food but please bring a dish to share as well. While the world may seem to be turning darker; Imaan has some good news to start off the new year: we have new Trustees! He writes extensively in the media about being a gay Muslim, most recently in the Guardian. Earlier this year he organised the big gay iftaar, which was featured on Channel 4. Regular Trustee: Anjum has been a consultant, trainer and facilitator for over fifteen years within the public and private sector.
'I feel caught in the middle': queer Muslims on the LGBTQ lessons row
F or the past month, a primary school in Birmingham has been the site of a battle over education, religious values and LGBTQ rights. Parkfield community school had begun using the No Outsiders programme, which runs alongside relationship and sex education classes, which led to hundreds of parents withdrawing their children from classes. The school says the lessons are age-appropriate and teach tolerance for different races, genders and sexual orientations. Sir Michael Wilshaw, the former chief of Ofsted, has now said that the school should reinstate the lessons. It is not black and white; it allows for grey.
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