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Is it permissible to have non-penetrative gay sex (e.g. oral sex) or anal sex using a condom?

The answer to both of your questions is - no. No homosexual acts have ever been permitted in Islam.. whether that is penetrative or non-penetrative. This is just against the Fitrah (natural ...
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Is there anything in Islam about homosexuality in animals?

Cannibalism and other humanely-perceived heinous acts can be found in the animal world. Just because an act can be found in the natural world does not justify humans to act upon it as well. Just ...
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Is homosexuality or bisexuality allowed for women?

No, women satisfying their desires with other women ( سحاق ) is forbidden in Islam. The evidence for that includes: The Quran teaches Muslim women to guard their private parts just like it teaches ...
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Is it okay to be a Muslim and have a gay sex?

No. Allah does not like these sort of people. He has to repent and never do this again before its too late. Read the story of Loot, “And (remember) Loot (Lot), when he said to his people: ‘Do you ...
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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?

No, don't tell your would be spouse or to anyone for the Prophet has said, Every one of my followers will be forgiven except those who expose (openly) their wrongdoings. An example of this is ...
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Why Jannah promises young handsome boys to serve and fulfill desires?

The handsome young boys in Jannah are for servicing food and drinks, not for providing means of committing homosexual acts. But let's start with the assumption that the messengers sent to Lot were ...
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Is killing a homosexual a sin (haram)?

The prohibition of taking an innocent life is a general ruling. If someone thinks there is an exception to it, the burden of proof is on them. Even for hudud punishments (and there is a difference of ...
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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?

There's no worldly punishment for acts done in ignorance. By stopping the act and staying away from him is a very good sign Alhamdulillah. What you should do is still make tawbah and astaghfir to ...
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Did the Prophet say "lesbianism among women is zina between them"?

Al-Kabeer I'm wanting to pinpoint this hadith, verify it's legitimate, and check that the translation is accurate. In principle, I could track down Al-Kabeer and identify what it says. However, I don'...
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If I suppress my desires and refrain from homosexuality, will I get male spouses in paradise?

All people of heaven Allah will purify their hearts from psychological malice, bad morals, and despicable desires. In fact, when you meet the Hoor Al Ayn in Jannah, you wont be looking around for men ...
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Homosexuality sin or not?

Homosexually has clearly been denounced in the Quran in strongest words. See the following verses: We sent Lot, who said to his people, "How can you commit an abomination such as no one in the ...
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If homosexuality should result in execution, why is it not listed in ahadith as a reason to kill someone?

Homosexual intercourse is classed as Zina according to the Shafis and Hanafis1, and given the same Hadd as Zina, i.e lashes for the unmarried and Rajm (stoning to death) for the married. Hence their ...
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Why is acting on homosexuality a sin?

Allah is the only one who can decide what is or is not a sin, and He is under no obligation to explain why. It doesn't matter how many arguments you make or refute, or how harmless you think it is, ...
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Is it wrong to support a couple who are gays and not Muslims?

As salamu alaikum, According to Islamic principle related to haram, it is that if something is prohibited, then anything that leads to it is also considered haram. A similar principle is that the ...
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Is "zina" also used to describe homosexual relations?

Homosexuality is an invention of the 19th century. Before the 19th century people had words for specific sexual acts, but did not have words for forms of so-called sexual orientation. The Arabic word ...
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Handsome boys in heaven

This ayah only tells about servants,and being attractive/beautiful. So i really do not see that how being attractive, is directly connected to anything related to sexuality. I mean there are other ...
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Can I not hate homosexuals?

Imho, Islam bans and shows hate to actions(sins) not to people. So even somebody could be full of sins but Islam still consider them as people and speaks to them. If we cant talk to sinners or non ...
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Is there reason to believe that homosexuality during the time of Prophet Lut is distinct from modern-day homosexuality?

Lut (AS) says: And Lot, when he said to his people, ‘What! Do you commit a shameful sin none in the world ever committed before you?! (7:80) He is admonishing them for a shameful sin. Let us see ...
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Is homosexuality really haram

The Quran does not explicitly mention anal intercourse at all, rather what it condemns is more general: ولوطا إذ قال لقومه أتأتون الفاحشة ما سبقكم بها من أحد من العالمين إنكم لتأتون الرجال شهوة من ...
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Is it a sin to be homophobic?

As Muslims, we are told to respect everyone and to not mock people for who they are, regardless of what they do is haram. I'm not saying we should accept the LGBT community, but we have no right to ...
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Is men kissing men haram?

In the name of God, the Most Merciful, the Most Kind. Answer: Firstly: I understand you well, and this is a devil’s whispers and Homosexuality is a big crime inherited from the people of LUT. ...
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Will homosexuality be granted in Heaven for those who have been patient?

Most scholars agree that if you only wish and don't commit this sin, you will not be punished on the day of judgement. Because you follow what is mentioned in this verse: وَذَرُوا ظَاهِرَ الْإِثْمِ ...
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Were the People of Prophet Loot Really Homosexuals?

Well excuse me but then you should have missed these two Verses in the Quran: And We sent Lot as a Messenger: Remember that he said to his people, "Have you become so shameless that you commit ...
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Do Muslims oppose (civil) homosexual marriage?

Arguments can be made both ways - this is one of those things that different jurists will have different opinions on because the determinant in each ruling is more wisdom and less textual. The idea ...
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Is it permissible to have non-penetrative gay sex (e.g. oral sex) or anal sex using a condom?

Oral sex: In my answer to Is it halal to have oral sex with the spouse?, I point out how there's a lack of consensus regarding whether oral sex between married opposite-sex partners is permissible. ...
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If someone in a same-sex marriage converts to Islam, what do they need to do?

That marriage is not valid according to Islam. So if one or both of them converts to Islam, the first thing they need to do is to break their haram union, and separate from each other immediately and ...
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Does homosexuality go against the fitra according to the Qur'an and Sunnah?

Yes, it does go against the Fitrah We know this because the warning against homosexuality was central to Prophet Lut's mission: أَتَأْتُونَ الذُّكْرَانَ مِنَ الْعَالَمِينَ وَتَذَرُونَ مَا خَلَقَ ...
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Does the Arabic in Qur'an 4:16 "...the two who commit it..." necessarily refer to two men?

No. The dual demonstrative pronoun اللذان may refer to two men as well as one man and one woman, despite being masculine. This is general style of Arabic language. For example, even though والدان is ...
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Does the Arabic in Qur'an 4:16 "...the two who commit it..." necessarily refer to two men?

The Arabic in Qur'an 4:16 uses the masculine form, which is used to address either men alone, or men and women collectively. As you noted, it is not that straight forward to understand whom is being ...
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