5 episodes

Welcome to our podcast, Istame'a | Listen, a safe space for sharing queer Muslim stories.

In our four-part series hosted by Rabia Mirza, we’ll be sharing raw, honest and personal stories from queer Muslims. We’ll explore what it’s like to come out, how we navigate the stigma of shame and examine the blurred lines between religion, sexuality and culture.

This series is brought to you by Hidayah, one of UK’s fastest growing organisations supporting LGBTQI+ Muslims. Our mission is to ensure the voices of queer Muslims are heard and understood. To share your stories, get in touch here: https://www.hidayahlgbt.co.uk/contact

To join our community, follow @hidayahlgbtqi on Instagram and Twitter and @hidayahlgbt on Facebook.

Istame'a | Listen: Queer Muslim Stories DRUM

    • Society & Culture
    • 3.2 • 97 Ratings

Welcome to our podcast, Istame'a | Listen, a safe space for sharing queer Muslim stories.

In our four-part series hosted by Rabia Mirza, we’ll be sharing raw, honest and personal stories from queer Muslims. We’ll explore what it’s like to come out, how we navigate the stigma of shame and examine the blurred lines between religion, sexuality and culture.

This series is brought to you by Hidayah, one of UK’s fastest growing organisations supporting LGBTQI+ Muslims. Our mission is to ensure the voices of queer Muslims are heard and understood. To share your stories, get in touch here: https://www.hidayahlgbt.co.uk/contact

To join our community, follow @hidayahlgbtqi on Instagram and Twitter and @hidayahlgbt on Facebook.

    Istame'a | Listen: Queer Muslim Stories

    Istame'a | Listen: Queer Muslim Stories

    Queer and Muslim?

    Listen up to our new podcast, Istame'a brought to you by Hidayah, one of UK’s fastest growing organisations supporting LGBTQI+ Muslims.

    In our four-part series we’ll be sharing raw, honest and personal stories from Queer Muslim’s. We’ll be going in depth about what it’s like to come out, how we navigate the stigma of shame, go in-depth with Muslim Stories and we explore religion vs culture.

    Tune in on the 17th of February to hear our stories.

    • 31 sec
    Episode 1: Muslim Stories

    Episode 1: Muslim Stories

    We hear first-hand personal stories from Sunny, Amber and Ibrahim about their journeys navigating religion and sexuality.

    • 39 min
    Episode 2: Stigma of Shame

    Episode 2: Stigma of Shame

    We explore where the stigma of shame comes from for queer Muslims. Shelina, Sara and Mohammad go in depth about how they overcome this in their own lives.

    • 35 min
    Episode 3: Religion vs Culture

    Episode 3: Religion vs Culture

    We discuss the blurry lines between religion and culture in Islam and how this impacts the queer Muslim community. Hear honest stories from our guests Mubeen, Khalil and Sunny.

    • 33 min
    Episode 4: The Concept of Coming Out

    Episode 4: The Concept of Coming Out

    We share what it’s like coming out as queer and Muslim and the obstacles that come with it. Maria, Almass and Sameer talk about their experiences and give their advice.

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

3.2 out of 5
97 Ratings

97 Ratings

TreeHugger2021 ,

finally!!

finding a podcast that is so open, honest and accepting of the fact that queer muslims exist, and that there is nothing wrong with that, is such an amazing thing

Anonymous🥷🏼 ,

👎

This is simply not right.

yoon679 ,

أعوذ بالله من الشيطان الرجيم

أعوذ بالله من الشيطان الرجيم

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