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Trump's Fear and Loathing Won't Silence The Nation's Sole LGBT Muslim Organization

Trump's Fear and Loathing Won't Silence The Nation's Sole LGBT Muslim Organization | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
In the days of the Trumpian order, American LGBT Muslims, a minority within minorities, find themselves especially vulnerable to the forces of racism, homophobia, and Islamophobia. As a member of this minority community myself, I can say that the burgeoning manifestations of these forms of hatred—fr
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Methodist court takes up challenge to election of gay bishop

Methodist court takes up challenge to election of gay bishop | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The highest court in the United Methodist Church considered Tuesday whether to invalidate the election of the denomination's first openly gay bishop, amid a struggl

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Being Queer, Feeling Muslim: Lia Darjes documents gay people and their religion

Being Queer, Feeling Muslim: Lia Darjes documents gay people and their religion | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Queer Muslims who are seeking a safe space to pray, asking the question: am I a sinner or not? Imams identifying as feminists; transgender people wh
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Elijah R. Canode's curator insight, April 6, 10:10 AM
This article relates to Chapter Six Religion by showing the characteristics or traits of Islam. I liked this topic on religion because I learned the difference between universalizing and ethnic religion.
Emily Ford's curator insight, April 7, 12:42 PM
"Being Queer, Feeling Muslim" relates to our chapter about religion because in our chapter, it discusses how in certain religions the homosexuals are punished and in this article, it talks about how queer Muslims are constantly asking themselves if they are sinners or not. In my opinion, I think it is important to learn about others religion to get a better understanding of them and the way they worship.
Britney Kelly's curator insight, April 7, 8:48 PM
Many members of the LGBT community have been affected by religion all over the world... Whether it is believing or not. This article relates to AP human geography because it deals with religion. I think this article gives some light into the gay community. In many religions homosexuality is seen as a sin, While in many others it is controversial. While many are still searching for who they are they are discovering the parts of their religion dealing with homosexuality as well.
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Mexico City's Church of Reconciliation home for LGBT

Mexico City's Church of Reconciliation home for LGBT | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Although most Catholic Mexicans remain conservative, many are becoming more accepting of the LGBT community.
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Readers React: Dispute Over Gay Clergy

Readers React: Dispute Over Gay Clergy | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
The high court of the United Methodist Church admonished segments of the denomination for allowing clergy and a bishop who are openly gay, further splintering the church.
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Could LGBT debate split Methodists? Some say it’s already happening

Could LGBT debate split Methodists? Some say it’s already happening | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
A commission is considering the church’s governing document, which prohibits same-sex marriage and the ordination of gay clergy.
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On Ash Wednesday, ashes to go — with a little extra sparkle for LGBT Christians

On Ash Wednesday, ashes to go — with a little extra sparkle for LGBT Christians | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
The glitter ashes are meant to represent the inclusion of LGBT people in Christianity.
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Pope Francis Says Church Should Apologize to Gays

Pope Francis Says Church Should Apologize to Gays | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
The pope also said the Roman Catholic Church should ask forgiveness for the way it has treated women, for turning a blind eye to child labor and for “blessing so many weapons” in the past.
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