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Queerness, Embodied Shame, and Saying “no” to Marriage

Last year, a friend–gay and Muslim like myself–asked me when I was getting married. I was taken aback. I could have kept it a joke. A classic defense mechanism for uncomfortable conversations. But I realized at that moment that the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jahangir and Abdullatif’s Islamic Law and Muslim Same-Sex Unions

Islamic Law and Muslim Same-Sex Unions is an important contribution to the academic discourse that attempts to formulate queer-affirming approaches to Islamic texts and traditions. Junaid Jahangir and Hussain Abdullatif write about the juristic and exegetical work of Muslim scholars, … Continue reading

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