Breaking Silence on Being Gay and Muslim

A new film about gays and lesbians in the Muslim world is challenging notions of right, wrong and religiosity in Islamic culture. Filmmaker Parvez Sharma says his film "A Jihad For Love" is an effort to shed light on the social and spiritual struggle of homosexuals who are devout Muslims. It tells the story through personal narratives of gays across 12 countries. In the film, Sharma compiles a vision of Islamic life through the eyes of the gay faithful. "I felt it really important to empower...Full Story
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