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Queer Jihad Club
over at Yahoo! for online posting of messages, chat sessions and more,
550 members and counting. Personal ads are discouraged.
Huriyah, A Magazine for Queer Muslims
There are currently 11 clubs at Yahoo! devoted to issue of Islam and homosexuality.
Al-Fatiha Foundation, a US-based
organisation devoted to the needs of GLBTQ Muslims with chapters worldwide.
Write to Al-Fatiha at Al-Fatiha Foundation, PO Box 33015, Washington DC
20033, USA; email: email@example.com
for parents, families, and friends of LGBTQ Muslims
The owner of this mailing list says, "This is a discussion, information,
and support resource for believing Muslim gay men who wish to maintain
their faith and continue to serve Allah SWT while they are at various stages
of dealing with and accepting their homosexuality. The aim of this group
is to promote knowledge, brotherhood, and a positive self-image among Muslim
gay men throughout the world. It promotes seeking a healthy balance between
our identities as Muslims and our identities as gay men." Messages may
be posted to all list members by e-mail at MuslimGayMen@OneList.com while
messages for the list moderator's eyes only, or business-related questions,
may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Iman: a listserv for lesbian,
bisexual and transgendered Muslim women and biofemales aimed at addressing
common issues of concern such as financial and social independence, gender
segregation, violence against females, etc; females only. To subscribe
to Iman, send email to email@example.com and type "subscribe iman"
in the text of the message. Do not include any other text in the body of
Women: A support group for queer arab women who have first hand experience
of living in the arab world. Queer arab women (includes lesbian,
bisexual, bicurious, and MTFs and anything in between) - Arab FTMs - Progressive
feminist arab women who are not queer - Queer / straight women
and FTMs of arabic origins are welcome as valuable allies. - You
are arab if you consider yourself so. - Queer is anyone who thinks
of themselves as 'not straight' - Women are those who think
of themselves as women. - FTM is someone who has a woman's body but dont
think of themself as a woman.
Purpose: An email discussion group for Muslims who identify as transgendered,
and for those that consider themselves gender variant. This
includes anyone that identifies as an MTF (male to female) or an FTM (female
to male). Issues of relevance to the Trans Muslim community are welcome
on this list, including gender identity, issues of gender socialization
in Islam, sex reassignment surgery, and Islam's views towards transgendered
An email discussion group for Muslims who identify as bisexual or who may
be questioning their sexual orientation. Anything relevant to the
bisexual Muslim community can be discussed on this forum. It is intended
to be a safe space for Muslims who are bisexual and who want to meet other
Muslims who are also bisexual.
Purpose: To bring non-Muslim partners (who are in relationships with
Muslims) together to discuss issues of common concern. The goal of
this dicussion group is to gain a network of support amongst non-Muslim
partners who are facing similar struggles and challenges in their relationships
with their Muslim partners. A partner is defined as a someone who
is non-Muslim and in a relationship with a Muslim who is lesbian, gay,
bisexual, or transgendered. LGBT Muslims who can offer advice and
support are welcomed
Purpose: To create a safe space for Muslim youth who are lesbian,
gay, bisexual, transgendered, those questioning their sexual orientation
or gender identity. Youth is defined as anyone 25 and under.
Discussion topics include coming out to parents and family, and issues
faced at the mosque and in school with peers and friends. Young people
who are Muslims and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered,
or who may be questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity are
welcomed to join. Subscriptions are not screened, so all subscribers
are requested to respect the confidentiality of the group and only subscribe
if you are a young person 25 and under.
Cultural and Ethnic Groups