A Queer Muslim Pride Fest In London
There is one thing we know for certain. You can bet your money on it. There are LGBTQ Muslim people all over the world. We might not hear about it often, but they exist and it looks as if they’re starting to speak up a little more.
On April 11, a Muslim Pride Festival will begin in London. It’s being referred to as the first of its kind, ever.
Here’s a link to read more. According to this article, there are about 3 million Muslims in the UK. I would love to see this kind of Muslim LGBTQ Pride continue.
Putin Wants Constitutional Ban On Same Sex Marriage
Things don’t seem to be getting any better for LGBTQ people in Russia. That backward man, Putin, now wants to define the definition of marriage in an amendment to the Russian Constitution as “between a man and a woman.” Apparently, it’s all about religion because he aligns himself with the Russian Orthodox Church. It always seems to be about religion.
Putin has said he is not prejudiced against gay people, but has asserted that homosexuality and gender fluidity are out of step with traditional Russian values.
Here’s the link. There’s more to the story in general, and more details about Putin’s alleged motives.