Posted September 25, at 5: In Iran today, lavat sodomy is a capital offence and people are frequently executed for it. Theologically, Shia Iran seems to have fewer problems with gender dysphoria than the Sunni Arab states. For those who are not attracted to the opposite sex, this presents a major problem. Some bite the bullet and decide to come out.
Brian Whitaker is a former Middle East editor of the Guardian.
The Muslim Council of Britain reluctantly found itself on the same side as LGBT rights advocates in supporting the new law, since British Muslims are also at risk of discrimination. Randall Schenck. Former American Muslim here. Plus, as already pointed out, why Virgins?
The faithful are also promised the services of boys houris who are as beautiful as pearls.