“There is something really valuable, so powerful about speaking your truth. It’s crucial.” -Adaku
Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self –preservation and that is an act of political warfare. ~Audre Lorde
Imaan – the world’s largest LGBTQI Muslim organisation — plans to host only the fifth ever international conference on August 24-27 in London, UK.
Let me first introduce myself by saying this: I’m not your mama’s inspirational blogger. And I’m certainly not your standard queer …
Thoughts from an Ally-in-Training: “Up until this point, I never really watched the way I said things. But now, when my words are reaching out to people from many walks of life, I’m realizing that there’s so much more at stake than my “learning” process.”
“But when do we ever hear from queer Muslims themselves, about their everyday lives, about their hardships and triumphs, their families and lovers–or, simply, what keeps them centered, devout, inspired?” Do you identify as a Muslim, queer/trans woman of color? Submit your story!
“I’ve been struggling with faith and belief for quite some time. I am not talking religious faith and belief. I am talking about the faith and believe in something unshakeable within…”
“The church is one of tradition, of un-questioned tradition. But it’s not a religious battle that is being fought in our churches, it’s a battle of fear; fear of change, fear of things not being what they have always been.”