Isolated, invisible, and in the closet: the life story of a Scottish Muslim lesbian.

@article{Siraj2011IsolatedIA,
  title={Isolated, invisible, and in the closet: the life story of a Scottish Muslim lesbian.},
  author={Asifa Siraj},
  journal={Journal of lesbian studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={99-121}
}
In the last three decades, there has been a significant growth in the literature on lesbian identity and relationships, but the study of lesbians from a Muslim background is conspicuously absent. This article was prompted partly by the relative absence of research into the lives of Muslim lesbians in Britain, and partly by the fact that much of the literature on Islam and homosexuality has tended to focus on homosexual men, ignoring the position of lesbian sexuality in Islam. It also charts the… CONTINUE READING

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