"My partner is Muslim, and though she has told her family she is a lesbian and has moved out, she is struggling with not having told her family she is seeing me. How can I support her when she says she feels like she is living a “double life” and help her tell her family?"
So why is the narrative of Aisha, the Prophet's child bride so ubiquitous? Who benefits from this abject inaccuracy? What agenda could the propagation of this story possibly serve?
Where Can Queer Muslims go to Pray? I've been featured in the Atlantic, talking about the Transgender Muslim Support Network and LGBTQ Activism in North America. Check it out!