Skip to comments.‘I am a Lesbian and I am a Muslim’
Posted on 03/08/2014 2:12:28 PM PST by nickcarraway
An Asian lesbian has spoken of her experiences about hiding her sexuality from her family.
I know this sounds like a complete paradox. But I am a lesbian. And I am a Muslim. A practising Muslim, she says.
Jay, as she wanted to be referred to said she rarely talks of her feelings to anyone and growing-up she felt ostracised. But at university she was able to be a little more open about her sexuality.
I cant talk about this to anyone apart from my close friends. I would never dare to admit this to my family.
At school, all the Asian girls had secret boyfriends, and would sneak around. I knew from an early age that I was different as I was attracted to girls.
My parents were always worried about finding me with a boyfriend. That was considered the ultimate bezti.
I am still at university, and here I am able to explore my sexuality more freely. And by that, I dont mean physically. I have joined the LGBT society and have met so many like minded people.
Traditionally homosexual acts in most Muslim countries are a punishable crime and a sin. Despite this, same-sex sexual intercourse is legal in five Muslim-majority nations.
Home life for Jay is completely different though and she says she would not dream of letting her family know about her sexuality.
Ads by Google 5 Signs You'll Get Cancer Know The 5 Early Warning Signs Prostate Cancer Is Inside Your Body www.newsmax.com The 2014 Honda Accord Compare the Honda Accord at The Official Honda Site Today! www.honda.com/sedan Closer to home, people are so judgemental. Asian society is judgemental. My family would disown me if they found out. Or they would force me into an arranged marriage in Pakistan.
The irony is, my dad drinks at home. He would never be seen in public drinking. I have heard my mum arguing with him late at night about the fact that he watches adult channels.
But when the issue of gay people comes up, well, lets just say acceptance is a word that is simply not used in our community. My parents, like many others, think it is a sin. And that the only cure for it is marriage.
Despite these concerns she feels that there are others in her community who hide their true feelings for fear of retaliation.
Recently, a family friend discovered their son was gay. Well, they found gay porn on his phone.
They concluded that he had been possessed by a jinn. That was their only explanation.
They took him to this pir who performed an exorcism on him.
My only hope of a normal life is if I move out of home once I graduate, assuming I can find a decent job.
I am a Lesbian, I was born that way. But at the same time, I pray five times a day. I fast in Ramadan. I enjoy attending Islamic talks at uni.
Jay though has no reservations about her life despite the concerns some Muslims might have.
Islam is a peaceful religion. Our prophet (pbuh) never excluded anyone from participating in the religious life of the mosque.
All I want is for my family to accept me the way I am so I can stop living this lie.
Not for long I’ll wager....
yep, she's confused.
She should come out so American gays can see how peaceful and loving Islam is compared to that mean and judgemental Christianity.
no reservations...except using her real name/being identified
When I see “Asian” I think of japan or Korea not Muslim countries. This phone auto-capped Muslim but not japan, weird?
In Iran they hang her type from a crane.
Two perps in one!
A brave, but foolish, woman.
I’m not sure how to identify her, woman doesn’t seem right.
Wouldn’t she be required to honor kill herself?
This article is completely meaningless. It says nothing factual, except to talk about an unnamed lesbian’s supposed troubles in an unnamed Muslim society. Perhaps such people may exist, but this article can considered fiction.
And how do you think that is going to work for you?
Sounds like an honor killing waiting to happen.
Either that or a forced marriage and much beating.
There’ll be 72 pretty surprised virgins at some point.
She says “islam is a peaceful religion”. Right there she proves that she is mentally deranged and delusional. When her moozlum cohorts find she is a lesbo, they will probably give her an “exorcism” by stoning her to death. I guess that would leave her “at peace”.
A) NOBODY CARES
B) Honor killing in 3. 2. 1.
Well isn’t that nice . . .
One’s gotta give...Stoning will decide...
How many Muslims out there think she is one of them?
Considering that ol’ mohammed was a pedophile (another facet of homosexuality), a lesbian muzzie is par for the course. Since islam is, in fact, the worship of satan, it’s not one whit surprising that God’s Word concerning deviancy is ignored by those adhering to that cult of death.
I too am a lesbian, a male lesbian. Can’t help it, just always
preferred women exclusively.
Prayer rug muncher.
She should complete her statement:
I am a lesbian.
I am a muslim.
That is my head on the table beside me.
“Traditionally homosexual acts in most Muslim countries are a punishable crime...”
Where is the media outcry? Russia was attacked hysterically for declining to assign reading “Heather Has Two Mommies” to eight year olds in school, yet it’s perfectly legal to be gay there.
Christians in America are now criminals if they decline to photograph a gay wedding. But the same people who want persecute Christians would be terrified to utter a word against Muslims.
I am a Lesbian and I am a Muslim
keep your head down.
Is that you Huma?
I’d class this Muslim-lesbian as an endangered species.
japan is a scrabble word. As a common noun it is a type of varnish; as a verb it is to apply such a varnish.
Let the honor killings begin.
Now don't get me wrong, I don't support the institutionalization of homo stuff.
But I damn sure don't support the punishment of them either. There are limits to the righteousness man should assume.
Punishment of homosexuality is outside the realm of reason.
It's better we should appeal to their conscience and soul...and love them.
Just as we love ourselves.
Words of advice. Don’t travel to the middle east.
You lost me at “I’m a muslim”
You must be close to passing out! :)
Well good for you.
I know someone who is a Muslim and a lesbian. She is about fifty, cute without being pretty. She is devoted to her elderly parents. She works very hard, does quite well at her highly responsible and demanding job, lives alone, and does not “date” or have relationships with women. Sweet woman.
Maybe she's trolling in hopes of amassing a homosexual bomber squad from converts...
Lesbonese muslims PING!
How do you know she’s a lesbian?
She says so. Her social life consists of being with her family or going out in a group of people (all straight) who have a similar sports or cultural interest, and she doesn’t date women.
We don’t care! You can be whatever you want to be, but unless you are an American first, everything else means nothing to you or me. Go join a cult to get your head cut loose from your body. See you in Elysium!