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Outcast Gay Arabs Struggle with Backlash in Dearborn

I'm not afraid. Somebody has to start the conversation, said Chris Ramazzotti, who's Lebanese and agreed to reveal his name while discussing homosexuality among Arabs here.

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On Muslims, Gays and Tolerance In America

No one was happier to wave goodbye to 2010 than American Muslims. Favorability ratings for our faith actually declined last year. Leading public figures compared Muslims to Nazis, swift-boated one of our most respected religious leaders and basically suggested we were planning a hostile takeover of America.

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'Effeminate' Boys in Malaysia Sent to 'Anti-gay' Camp

Sixty-six Muslim schoolboys in Malaysia identified by teachers as effeminate have been sent to a special camp for counselling on masculine behaviour.

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Pro-Gay Rights Muslim Wins Primary

Ako Abdul-Samad, a Muslim incumbent in the Iowa state legislature (and one of nine Muslim state legislators in the entire United States) easily defeated his challenger Clair Rudison Jr, a Christian minister, in Iowa’s Democratic primary on June 8.

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Will Condoms Protect Against World Cup Fever?

Soccer fans surged into South Africa this week, waving national flags and bearing face paint. The month-long World Cup 2010 kicked off with a celebration concert featuring Shakira and The Black Eyed Peas but the first round of games ended in a draw.