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Interview with Terna & Wazina in HuffPost!

Check it out and much love to J. Mase III! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/j-mase-iii/queering-islam-an-intervi_b_5549913.html Within many secular LGBTQIA spaces, being a person of faith can come with a lot of added baggage. With Ramadan in full bloom, it becomes hard not to acknowledge that to be both queer and Muslim means navigating a host of phobias focused on …

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Ramadan Reflections 2013 (day 25/26): Striving and failing and striving

Greetings beloveds, May this find your hearts well and at peace, inshallah! I just got home from Tarawih at a mosque I’ve been wanting to go to since last Ramadan. It was lovely. I heard and felt the love in the imam’s voice as he recited. This masjid is also the only one I’ve been …

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Ramadan Reflections 2013 (day 18): What wouldn’t you do for the Beloved?

Salaam beloveds, It is said that part of what makes Ramadan so special is that fasting is the only act of devotion we do purely for Allah’s pleasure. All of our other acts of devotion–prayer, charity, etc.–are purely for the benefit of our own souls, whereas fasting we do for Allah. I think a lot …

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