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Intimate relationship or attraction of two individuals from the same gender

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Why is homosexuality a sin if Allah made me this way?

Every Muslim I know says that being gay is a choice, which is just not true. I'm attracted to men the same way a straight man is attracted to women, and this was never a conscious choice on my part. ...
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Do homosexuals avoid zina in the same way?

If someone is born homosexual, with completely no interest in those of the same sex, how would the laws/guidelines on approaching zina affect them? For example, would it be haraam for a homosexual ...
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What does the Quran say about homosexuality?

Does the Quran explicitly prohibit homosexuality? Why? Please cite specific verses which say something about homosexuality.
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What are the punishments of past acts of homosexuality done in ignorance? Is it obligatory to tell about it to my to be spouse?

It was about 2011, I was 14 years old my cousin told me about man and women private organs and one night he was sleeping with me in the room alone with lights off he woke me and take my hand on his ...
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What does Islam say about lesbians? [closed]

I noticed that all what was ever said about homosexuality was men homosexuality and their penalty, but I never heard about women homosexuality. I'm really curious as to why nothing has been said about ...
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Will homosexuality be granted in Heaven for those who have been patient?

I'm a woman who happened to be one of those who are born attracted to their same gender. But, I'm a strong follower of islam and I love Allah a lot! Therefore I suppress all my desires for the sake of ...
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Does Allah hate homosexuals? [duplicate]

I am a 24-year old man. When I was young, I had an attraction towards men. But I couldn't change as I grew up. Now day by day my attraction to men is increasing. I prayed so much, and even did extra ...
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What does Islam say about homosexuality? [closed]

There are many difference of opinions in Islam about homosexuality. which one of these would be most correct? the first would be an extremist approach like in Islamic countries where they kill you if ...
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Is gay marriage prohibited? [duplicate]

Is there anything explicitly prohibiting gay marriage in Islam? I don't mean sodomy or gay adultery. I mean actual marriage and raising a family as a homosexual couple. Sura 4, An-Nisa appears to ...
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Is there anything in Islam about homosexuality in animals?

I am a biologist working with different animal species, especially social species, who usually have homosexual behaviors--for example, to show social status or to raise one's offspring together. I am ...
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Is “zina” also used to describe homosexual relations?

Is Zina only used for illicit relations between a man and a woman or is it also used to refer to sexual relations between two men?
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Is homosexuality or bisexuality allowed for women?

When the Quran forbids homosexuality, it only addresses men, not women. Speaking of which, when the Quran permits polygamy to men, it only addresses men. Now, both of the verses only address men yet ...
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If someone in a same-sex marriage converts to Islam, what do they need to do?

In many places in the world, same-sex marriage is becoming legal and recognized. Same-sex marriage, also known as gay marriage, is marriage between people of the same sex, either as a secular civil ...
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Did Allah bring back to life a man and a boy who were burning each other after death?

In Major Sins by Al-Dhahabi (pdf): It was related that Jesus, the son of Mary (pbuh), passed by a flaming fire burning a man when he was in a journey. Then, Jesus carried some water to extinguish ...
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Does the Arabic in Qur'an 4:16 “…the two who commit it…” necessarily refer to two men?

Those who commit unlawful sexual intercourse of your women - bring against them four [witnesses] from among you. And if they testify, confine the guilty women to houses until death takes them or Allah ...
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Does homosexuality go against the fitra according to the Qur'an and Sunnah?

Islam Q&A write: They (gays and lesbians) both go against the natural disposition (fitrah) which Allaah has created in mankind – and also in animals – whereby the male is inclined towards the ...
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Do Muslims oppose (civil) homosexual marriage?

Of course, homosexual relations are a sin according to Islam. But theoretically, civil (nonreligious) "marriages" do not have any standing in Islam. So is there any reason to oppose the legalization ...
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Why is it haram for two people who truly love each other to get married, even if they have the same gender?

I'm biologically a girl and I'm attracted to both genders, but mostly girls. I know that as long as I don't act on my feelings, it's not a sin because it's something out of my control. But how is it ...
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Is gay sodomy considered a worse sin than straight sodomy?

The top answer to this question What does the Quran say about homosexuality? says: Homosexual acts are strictly forbidden in Islam. Although it has mainly been focused around men, women homosexuals ...
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Why is homosexuality considered a sin? [duplicate]

I'm a Muslim and I know Allah wants the best for us, however I really want to know why is homosexuality considered a sin and wrong. People say because it's a choice and etc, but I've yet to see a ...
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Is it okay to be a Muslim and have a gay sex?

I am not a Muslim myself, but I have a gay Muslim friend, he's 19. He came into my house once and asked for me to search online if it is okay to have gay sex and be a Muslim, since he was too ...
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Did the Prophet say “lesbianism among women is zina between them”?

From an IslamWeb fatwa: ...At-Tabarani reported in Al-Kabeer, and Abu Ya’la, and As-Suyooti classified it as hasan (good), from Waathilah may Allaah be pleased with him that the Prophet sallallaahu ...
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Is killing a homosexual a sin (haram)?

I was sure that any kind of killing in Islam is punished, but a friend of mine, that has a very strong belief, had heard and even agreed that "killing a homosexual is not a sin". That sounds very ...
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If homosexuality should result in execution, why is it not listed in ahadith as a reason to kill someone?

From the top answer to What does Islam say about homosexuality?, we have The Sahaabah were unanimously agreed on the execution of homosexuals, but they differed as to how they were to be executed. ...
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Is it wrong to support a couple who are gays and not Muslims?

I'm not gay or anything but I know a couple who are and they both are not Muslims and I actually like love their relationship and encourage them,so is that wrong and am I going to be punished ??
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Why are gays stoned?

I've read verse 7.81 in Islam it says those who commit sodomy need to be stoned. And [We had sent] Lot when he said to his people, "Do you commit such immorality as no one has preceded you with ...
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Does the Koran condemn homophily or (the practise of) homosexuality?

So, first of all let me say I am not Muslim, nor am I here to condemn or judge any ideas, all I am looking for is some information. Either way, I read this question and I am not sure whether it means ...
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Is it permissible to conduct research on homosexuality?

Is it permissible to conduct research on homosexuality, its cause and try to formulate a psychological cure for it? Conducting research on homosexuality would indirectly means that we actually ...
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I think im bisexual. Is that a sin to think about the possibility? ? [closed]

Warning : I feel as if this is very immature I mean hello Im a teen Muslim figuring her way out of this hole so please be considerate if I sound a little overboard. This is a confession I cant make to ...
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I have a Muslim friend who is gay? [closed]

I have a friend who is a Muslim and is gay. He has told me that he doesn't want to be gay. He even punishes himelf for it. He has told me that it is forbidden in Islam to be homosexual. He is falling ...
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How do I justify homosexuality punishment to a non-muslim? [closed]

السلام عليكم, I've had many arguments with non-Muslims about Islam, and they always bring up the homosexuality topic and its punishment and view in Islam; As I'm just a common person with no deep ...
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Why Jannah promises young handsome boys to serve and fulfill desires?

During the Sodoma and Gomorrah story, we know that the angels went to Lut house as young handsome boys and not in their natural form. That's why we suppose homosexuality is a sin. But why in Qur'an it'...
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Is there reason to believe that homosexuality during the time of Prophet Lut is distinct from modern-day homosexuality?

The following answer suggests the possibility that "homosexuality" during the time of Prophet Lut is distinct from modern-day "homosexuality". ... there is no way to know if the homosexuality of ...
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Can I not hate homosexuals?

I'm a young girl, turning twelve in June 8th, with a personality that I think is a sin, which is: accepting people no matter what. I have always known that being homosexual is a sin, but never really ...
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If I suppress my desires and refrain from homosexuality, will I get male spouses in paradise? [duplicate]

So I agree with everything about Islam and I can understand why gay marriage is not allowed. But if I live a good life and make it to Jannah, will Allah allow me to be in a homosexual relationship? I ...
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Am I going to hell because I'm gay? homosexual? attracted to the same sex?

My heart and mind is a woman. I'm a muslim. My father was an Imaan but he died 12 years ago. My family, my relatives, my neighborhood, my community are all muslims. I believe in Allah, the creator of ...
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Is there a sharia punishment for spying on another Muslim's home to inspect for homosexuality?

Recently when I was studying about Sharia punishment for homosexuality I came to know from few Muslims (like Tariq Ramadan, Hamza Yusuf) Sharia doesn't punish you for what you do in the privacy of ...
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Can two girls who love each other be together without marriage nor physical relations?

I'm an unmarried Muslim girl and I love another girl. We don't have any physical relation but we love each other like a boyfriend and girlfriend. We have decided we will never marry any boy and we ...
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Why is being LGBT a sin in Islam? [duplicate]

Muslim LGBT people are also human. They have feelings: love, hate, happy and sadness. Why is being LGBT a sin in Islam? In my opinion, Allah and true, and Islam doesn't prohibit LGBT. Because each ...
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I heard its okay to have bisexual thoughts but never ever persue it. What is considered “acting on it”?

No one knows I'm attracted to the same gender I'm a teen, so I'm obviously very attached to my phone. I have read lesbian stories on Wattpad (ebook app) and watch some lesbian youtubers on youtube. ...
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How should we repent for masturbation, formerly being homosexual, bisexual, or crossdresser? [duplicate]

How should we repent for masturbation, formerly being homosexual, bisexual, or crossdresser? Is praying 2 rakats and not committing the same sin is enough, or should we do more to fully repent?
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Is it permissible to have non-penetrative gay sex (e.g. oral sex) or anal sex using a condom?

Question 1: Can we have non-penetrative gay sex, e.g.oral sex? Question 2: Can we use condom to have anal sex this way there is no risk of disease transmission? Asking on behalf of a friend
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Handsome boys in heaven

While reading a detailed description of Sura Waqia I came across this ayat: Without sparking a heated debate, why does Koran specifically stresses on the boys' youth and beauty and that they will be ...
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Why is engaging in homosexual sex sinful?

Why is it sinful in Islam to engage in sexual activity if one is a homosexual? Is this not a burden too great to bear? For example imagine a heterosexual person is forbidden from engaging in sexual ...
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I committed a major sin, how to repent or is there any Dua for it?

I went to one of my friend's flat. One of the boy over there called me and said he'll beat me up if I won't allow him to have sex with me. I was afraid. And didn't know what to do. I had sex with him. ...
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I’ve committed a lot of sins. Will Allah for give me? [closed]

Please don’t judge me I’m a girl and I’ve been attracted to girls since I was a little girl. I never thought abou the possiblity of me being gay because I lived in a Muslim country. I never even ...
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Is men kissing men haram?

I am attracted to men (I am a boy). There is an attractive boy in my school and I can’t even speak to him. When he passes by me, my heartbeats go to the highest level. I love him and can’t spend only ...
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How can an acting homosexual return to an Islamic life and be rescued by Allah?

If no one knows a person practised this sin, and they realize and come back to the Islamic life, then how can they get rescued by Allah? I again mention that nobody knows except the wrongdoers.
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Did I commit a great sin by having intercourse with my same-sex cousin, and will Allah forgive me?

My cousin and I were alone last night and we were bored. He tempted me to have intercourse with him. I'm a boy and so is he. It was such a situation for me that I couldn't reject, but now I am very ...
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Is there a hadeeth which states that homosexuality is adultery?

I seem to remember coming across a hadeeth which states that homosexuality is adultery. Can someone please confirm this and if possible provide the hadeeth in its wording and source and strength? ...