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Defendants "knowingly and recklessly" gave ISIS a platform for recruiting, lawsuit alleges.
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Conservative Muslim leaders often claim that the Islamic position on homosexuality is clear and immutable. They exaggerate the issue of homosexuality to be on par with the six articles of faith and th...
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Hermeneutical gymnastics that equate LGBT Muslims with Lot's people and which downplay the legitimate human need for affection, intimacy and companionship as mere urges and whims are instigated by a deep-rooted heterosexism. The same prejudice allows placing the prohibition of homosexuality on par with the six articles of faith and the five pillars of Islam.
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They were selling $5 tickets to win an AR-15 rifle.
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That title may be a little deceiving so I'll elaborate on it for a bit and then maybe you'll understand where I'm coming from and how common it is in this day and age. So far, for myself personally I'...
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Democrats, some draped in blankets and toting pillows, carried their remarkable House floor sit-in past daybreak Thursday.
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The solution to ending the senseless violence that continues to rock the U.S. is a simple one; a nation-wide ban on assault rifles. Period. I completely appreciate why some people are protective of the right to own a firearm.... Again, I grew up around firearms and in no way am I anti-gun. But... these are weapons that have no place in an otherwise safe and civil society.
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In the aftermath of the Orlando gay bar shootings, mainstream Muslim organizations suddenly began to express solidarity with the LGBTQ community. Likewise, many LGBTQ Muslims across North America visibly asserted their voices.
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This Ramadan we must be reminded that there are those who fast from intimacy and physical love all the time because they are gay and their circumstances or their mindset make it impossible for them to find and fall in love with a partner of the same gender. Muslim family -- we know this is not how life is supposed to be lived.
Orlando resurrected concerns about violence in the local community and the value of "safe spaces.''
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“That’s how much she loved her kids. If it weren’t for her, he’d of been shot.”
Instead of seeing this man as a radicalized religious terrorist, we could consider the possibility that his ambivalence about his sexuality and his shame about his preferences made him despise and want to punish those people whom he desired. It certainly wouldn't be the first case of this happening.
One of the event’s organizers reportedly threw something at Couillard towards the end of the vigil in a surprise outburst.
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What makes us hate has been theorized since the beginning of time. Shakespeare wrote about hate and violence. But what is rarely discussed is what we need to do beyond the wailing and the gnashing of teeth. It all starts with how we run our business, our schools and our governments.
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In the aftermath of the Orlando shootings, Muslim leadership has to go beyond mere condemnations to actually have community engagement with the LGBT community and especially LGBT Muslims by creating safe spaces and to move from reluctant tolerance to full fledged acceptance.
"You are not alone, you are not alone."
The flag was put up Sunday in support of the victims of the mass shooting.
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In the wake of the Orlando Massecre, we are hearing so many confusing statements and stories from our Canadian politicians and media based on the political correctness. However, a Pakistani author bas...
The attack and its aftermath has underscored the confluence of homophobia and Islamophobia.
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What an emotional segment.
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An estimated 50 people are dead following the events in Orlando because of hatred. Fifty people are dead because of ignorance. I am about to turn 30 in a few weeks and I want to believe that this world can become a more loving, more kind and more embracing world.
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Should parents just stop trying to explain such inexplicable behaviour to children? Most adults don't understand it, how in the world can we be expected to explain it to our children. Is ignoring these types of utterly incomprehensible acts a better course of action to preserve the 'childhood innocence' that appears increasingly to be fleeting?
Silver ribbons, created by costume designer William Ivey Long, were handed out on the Tonys red carpet.
This is how the Internet responded to the horrific Orlando shooting.
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Two victims worked at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park.
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In the wake of this tragedy in Orlando, it is important that we Christians do something to show the world that we are outraged, that we care. Because honestly? We have not done a good job of showing love to the LGBTQ2 community.
The truth is, even for some devout believers, there is an honest recognition that our ancient institutions are in need of an overhaul, a modernization process where even the words of god himself are openly criticized and whose hateful messages are ultimately abandoned.
Eddie Justice was among those killed when a gunman opened fire at the Pulse nightclub.
We have become so complacent, thinking that because we got a few laws on the books that somehow we have achieved freedom and protection. Well, the shooting in Orlando has reminded the world that no gay person -- no lesbian, bisexual or trans person -- is free from homophobia.
This year's Pride Parade will be dedicated to the victims of the Orlando shooting.
"He's been going to this bar for at least three years."