Religion

gay sikhs, sikhism and homosexuality

Growing Up Gay and Sikh in the UK

Being an Indian man of colour wearing a turban, I faced, and still do, a lot or racism and stereotypes within the gay community. I would also get asked questions like “Can Sikhs be gay?” or “Are you allowed to be gay?”

Homophobia is Subtle in Gurudom

Most of these gurus do oppose the criminalising of homosexuality, and so appear to be modern. However, they do see homosexuality as a deviance (or its Sanskrit equivalent), or a 'fluidity' that needs explanation, management and re-alignment

Transgender Rights in Islam

Islamic scholars have traditionally acknowledged that Allah created two genders and also created people who cannot be categorized through a binary construction of gender.