Educating for sexual difference? Muslim teachers' conversations about homosexuality

  title={Educating for sexual difference? Muslim teachers' conversations about homosexuality},
  author={Fida Sanjakdar},
  journal={Sex Education},
  pages={16 - 29}
Homosexuality is widely perceived among many Muslims as a ‘western disease’, a natural outcome of the West's secularity and cultural degeneracy. In spite of the emergence of more liberal attitudes towards sexual differences in modern times, moral issues have not lost their relevance in polemical discourse against homosexuality among many Muslims. The heightened visibility of homosexuals, together with the decriminalisation of homosexuality, lie at the heart of Muslim objection; such movements… Expand
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