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Being gay and Muslim is 'like trying to decide which arm to cut off', says founder of Europe's first inclusive mosque
by Amy Ashenden
Being gay and Muslim is like "trying to decide whether to cut off one arm, or the other", says the founder of Europe's first inclusive mosque.
Dr and Imam Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed told the Standard that being gay "is not sin" but that the rejection of LGBT Muslims is "modern and new in Islam".
Imam Zahed said: "It has to do with colonisation, complexes and the fact that Arab Muslim societies are in turmoil and are looking for very macho identities to push forward.
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