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Flag comment Cancel. Moreover, a crucial component of queer Muslim standpoint is that their experiences are structured by the contemporary political discourses that increasingly position LGBT rights and identities as the exemplar of western modernity, and thus Muslim homophobia as the exemplar of Muslim otherness to this modernity.
Safi frames this issue more positively for Muslim autonomy as an issue of recovering plural traditions within Muslim political and social thought. The Independent Books. Research on queer Muslim standpoint disrupts this homocolonialist triangulation by forcing us to consider how to dislodge the contemporary internationalization of queer rights from this triangulated homocolonialist framework.
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Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. Submissions Advertise Donate About. Being a queer Arab in London can be a lonely experience. However, the research cited above testifies to the ways in which queer Muslims fundamentally challenge the oppositional discourse of Islam and sexual diversity, precisely because their identities and experiences are located at the intersection of these apparently exclusive cultures.
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Carol M. This is, of course, a controversial area of study because of the discourse of incompatibility between Muslim cultures and LGBT identities that structures contemporary political debates on both sides. Al-Sayyad, A.