Addressing LGBTQ Issues in Islam | Webinar
Published: June 17, 2022 • Edited: July 6, 2022
Authors: Yaqeen Institute
How can we address LGBTQ Issues as Muslims while remaining faithful? What is our Islamic ethical framework, and how do we offer the proper support needed to our community in an ever changing world?
Join Dr. Omar Suleiman, Sh. Mustafa Umar, Sh. Ubaydallah Evans, and Sr. Sarah Sultan for the discussion.
00:00 - 04:20 Introduction
04:21 - 06:59 10 undeniable Islamic rulings related to LGBTQ issues
07:00 - 15:50 10 questions to be addressed regarding LGBTQ and Islam
18:16 - 20:03 How to navigate a changing world as a Muslim
20:04 - 22:42 Differentiating actions from identity
22:43 - 24:40 Standing your ground as a Muslim with Prophetic mercy
24:41 - 26:50 Understanding current social issues
32:32 - 35:34 The urgency to address homosexuality and transgenderism in Muslim communities
35:35 - 40:52 Is revisionism possible in Islam when it comes to homosexuality?
40:53 - 46:41 How does an Imam help someone struggling with SSA (same-sex attraction) or gender dysphoria?
48:36 - 50:20 “I didn’t know if Allah would accept me”
51:30 - 55:30 How to overcome the discomfort of having different values
55:32 - 1:04:20 What to do as a Muslim struggling with SSA
1:04:20 Standing strong on a personal level with your convictions
1:07:10 - 1:09:22 Being uncompromising but compassionate