I want to ask if homosexuals can be accepted in the Islamic word.

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i want to ask if homosexuals can be accepted in the Islamic word.


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Homosexuality in islam

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 7 Surah Aaraf verses 80-82:

And We sent Lot as a Messenger.  And he said to his people, “Have you become so shameless that you commit such indecent acts as no one committed before you in the world?  You gratify your lust with men instead of women.  Indeed you are a people who are transgressors of all limits!”  But the only answer his people gave was, “turn out these people from your habitations for they pose to be very pious.”


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 11 Surah Hud verses 82-83:

Accordingly,  when the time of the execution of Our Judgement came (for the people of Lot),  We turned the habitation upside down and rained on it stones of baked clay,  each of which had been specifically marked by your Lord.   And such a scourge is not far from the tyrannous people!


Homosexuality is absolutely forbidden in Islam.   It is an abomination and a grave sin in the eyes of Allah,  and in Islam the doers of this sin are punishable by death!  


This deed is deemed un-natural and against humanity and society in Islam.   This deed is an evil and immoral deviation of man,  and is not even found in the lower forms of animate life!   Allah destroyed the whole habitation of Prophet Lot,  and turned the whole city upside-down,  and rained on them a rain of brim-stones for their sin of homosexuality.   It was not that every individual in Sodom and Gomorrah who were destroyed committed sodomy;  but even those who accepted it,  propagated it, looked upto it as a norm and fashion,  and allowed it without raising a voice against this abomination, were all destroyed by Allah Subhanah. 


And Allah warns in the Holy Quran: ‘And such a scourge is not far from the tyrannous people!’  Thus if in the world today,  this act of sodomy is propagated and accepted as normal and as fashionable,  and society as a whole does not  take steps to abolish this abomination,  the scourge that came upon the people of Sodom and Gomorrah is not far!

We seek refuge in Allah from His Wrath,  His Anger and His Punishment!


Beloved brother, the physical attraction of one towards the same sex is not natural, but rather an evil distortion one does to one’s own nature!  Allah Subhanah has absolutely forbidden this distortion and deviation, and the doers of this evil deed would bring upon themselves the guaranteed Wrath and Anger of Allah Subhanah; unless they sincerely repent and do righteous deeds thereafter.


Such is the abomination of the act of homosexuality, that the Messenger of Allah (saws) has prescribed the punishment of death for one convicted of this evil in this life; and if the person did not repent for his deeds before his death, his punishment in the Hereafter will be more severe and more lasting.


Sunan of Abu-Dawood Hadith 4448  Narrated by Abdullah ibn Abbas

The Messenger of Allah (saws) said: ‘If a man (even if unmarried) is seized committing sodomy, he will be stoned to death.’


If one trusts, obeys, and follows the guidance and commands of Allah and His Messenger (saws),   one can be assured of never ever being misled;   but if one believes, obeys and follows any other guidance, other than that of Allah and His Messenger (saws), one can be assured of being led astray.  


Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allah’s Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone.  Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.


Your brother and well wisher in Islam,




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