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June 21, 2014

Singapore's highest Islamic authority cautions Muslims against adopting a 'confrontational approach' and that mosques 'must not be seen as a movement to oppose' LGBTIs

With one week to go before Pink Dot, the largest pro-LGBTI rally in Singapore, an Islamic religious teacher earlier this month launched an online campaign to protest against homosexuality and the Pink Dot event.

Led by Ustaz Noor Deros, a religious teacher, the group said in a press statement on its web site that the WearWhite (#wearwhite) movement is a response to their 'observations of the growing normalization of LGBT in Singapore.'

Their video on YouTube, which features 10 unnamed individuals and was released earlier this week, has since been made private.

July 22, 2013

Canada’s progressive Universalist Muslims are seeking funds to hold an Iftar prayer and dinner for LGBT people and their friends during the holy month of Ramadan

A group seeking to fundraise to hold an LGBT friendly iftar prayer and dinner to mark the Muslim holy month of Ramadan has nearly reached their target on the Indiegogo crowd funding website.

Canada’s Universalist Muslims are an LGBT welcoming group of progressive Muslims and they are hoping to hold the 10th Salaam Peace Iftar later this month at the El-Tawhid Juma Circle Toronto Unity Mosque.

July 22, 2013

Canada’s progressive Universalist Muslims are seeking funds to hold an Iftar prayer and dinner for LGBT people and their friends during the holy month of Ramadan

A group seeking to fundraise to hold an LGBT friendly iftar prayer and dinner to mark the Muslim holy month of Ramadan has nearly reached their target on the Indiegogo crowd funding website.

Canada’s Universalist Muslims are an LGBT welcoming group of progressive Muslims and they are hoping to hold the 10th Salaam Peace Iftar later this month at the El-Tawhid Juma Circle Toronto Unity Mosque.

February 12, 2013

British communications watchdog has punished several minor channels for allowing extremist attitudes to air unchallenged

Fringe Muslim television channels in the UK have been reprimanded for allowing extremists to say their views unchallenged, such as gay people should be tortured.

Regulatory watchdog OFCOM has found the stations broke the broadcasting code by allowing the extreme opinions to be aired.

In one case, a female presenter said homosexuals should be beaten and tortured for the ‘evil, shameful act’.

The Radio Asian Fever host, named ‘Sister Ruby Ramadan’ said: ‘Torture them; punish them; beat them and give them mental torture.’ 

August 28, 2012

A group of LGBT Muslims celebrated Eid Al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, with pride and joy on the banks of the River Seine, Paris

Last weekend, a group of LGBT Muslims celebrated the end of Ramadan with a special feast on the banks of the Seine.

During the month of Ramadan, Muslims observe a strict fast and partake in charitable giving and peace-making.

At the end of Ramadan, Muslims throughout the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast-Breaking.

It is both a family and community occasion to celebrate the end of fasting, and thanking Allah for giving them strength throughout the fast.

August 28, 2012

A group of LGBT Muslims celebrated Eid Al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, with pride and joy on the banks of the River Seine, Paris

Last weekend, a group of LGBT Muslims celebrated the end of Ramadan with a special feast on the banks of the Seine.

During the month of Ramadan, Muslims observe a strict fast and partake in charitable giving and peace-making.

At the end of Ramadan, Muslims throughout the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast-Breaking.

It is both a family and community occasion to celebrate the end of fasting, and thanking Allah for giving them strength throughout the fast.