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BOOKS

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FICTION AND PLAYS

 

Acha Bacha — by Bilal Baig

 

God in Pink & War/Torn— by Hasan Namir 

 

Guapa — by Saleem Haddad

 

Him, Me, Muhammed Ali — by Randa Jarrar

 

In the Spider’s Room — by Muhammad Abdelnabi (translated by: Jonathan Wright)

 

Koolaids — by Rabih Alameddine 

 

Lyric Sexology Vol. 1 — by Trish Salah

 

The Philistine — by Leila Marshy

 

Salvation Army — by Abdellah Taïa

 

The Others — by Seba Al-Herz

 

Tell Me How You Really Feel — by Aminah Mae Safi


 

MEMOIRS

 

Angry Queer Somali Boy: A Complicated Memoir -— by Mohamed Abdulkarim Ali

 

A Dutiful Boy: A Memoir of a Gay Muslim’s Journey to Acceptance -— by Mohsin Zaidi

 

Intolerable: A Memoir of Extremes -— Kamal Al-Solaylee

 

A Sinner in Mecca: A Gay Muslim’s Hajj of Defiance  — by Parvez Sharma

 

Unashamed: Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim — by Leah Vernon

 

Unicorn: The Memoir of a Muslim Drag Queen — by Amrou Al-Kadhi

 

We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir — by Samra Habib


 

QUEER MUSLIM VOICES: REPRESENTATION AND ANTHOLOGIES

 

Being Queer and Somali: LGBT Somalis At Home and Abroad — by Afdhere Jama

 

The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 3: Halal If You Hear Me — by Fatimah Asghar and Safia Elhillo (Editors)

 

Hijab: Unveiling Queer Muslim Lives — by Muhsin Hendricks (Foreword) and Pepe Hendricks (Editor)

 

Living Out Islam: Voices of Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Muslims — by Scott Siraj al-Haqq Kugle

 

The Making of a Gay Muslim: Religion, Sexuality and Identity in Malaysia and Britain — by Shanon Shah

 

Modern HERstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History
by Blair Imani and Monique Le

 

Muslim Women Are Everything: Stereotype-Shattering Stories of Courage, Inspiration, and Adventure
— by Seema Yasmin and Fahmida Azim

 

Queer Jihad: LGBT Muslims on Coming Out, Activism, and the Faith — Afdhere Jama

 

Queer Muslim Diasporas in Contemporary Literature and Film — by Alberto Fernández Carbajal 


 

SCHOLARSHIP ON GENDER, SEXUALITY, QUEERNESS IN ISLAM

 

Allah Made Us: Sexual Outlaws in an Islamic African City — Rudolf Pell Gaudio

 

Before Homosexuality in the Arab-Islamic World, 1300-1800 — by Khalid El-Rouayher

 

The Gay Archipelago: Sexuality and Nation in Indonesia — Tom Boellstorff

 

Gendered Morality: Classical Islamic Ethics of the Self, Family, and Society — by Zahra Ayubi

 

Homosexuality in Islam: Critical Reflction on Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Muslims
— by Scott Siraj al-Haqq Kugle

 

Homosexualities, Muslim Cultures, and Modernity — by Momin Rahman 

 

Islam and Homosexuality —- by Samar Habib

 

Islamic Homosexualities: Culture, History, and Literature  —- by Will Roscoe and Stephen O. Murray (Editors)

 

Islamic Law and Muslim Same-Sex Unions
— by Junaid Jahangir and Jussein Addullatif (with a foreword by Scott Siraj al-Haqq Kugle)

 

Islamic Masculinities — by Lahoucine Ouzgane and Michael Kimmel

 

Queer Beirut — by Sofian Merabet

 

Qur’an of the Oppressed: Liberation Theology and Gender Justice in Islam — by Shadaab Rahemtulla

 

Qur’an, Liberation and Pluralism: An Islamic Perspective of Interreligious Solidarity Against Oppression
— by Farid Esack

 

Religion and Sexual Minorities: The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Muslims
— Shannon Shah

 

Sexagon: Muslims, France, and the Sexualization of National Culture — by Mehammed Amadeus Mack

 

Sexual and Gender Diversity in the Muslim World: History, Law and Vernacular Knowledge — by Vanya Hamzic

 

Sexuality in Islam — Abdelwahab Bouhdiba

 

Women and Gender in Islam: Historical Roots of a Modern Debate — Leila Ahmed