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Post by eddie on Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:26 pm

'We're going to show the whole world that you can be gay and Muslim'




A newly married couple are hoping “to show the whole world that you can be gay and Muslim” after their wedding in the West Midlands.

Jahed Choudhury and Sean Rogan married in Walsall, in one of the UK’s first same-sex marriages involving a Muslim partner.

Footage showed the couple dressed in traditional Bangladeshi attire to say their vows while surrounded by loved ones at the town’s registry office.

Mr Choudhury, 24, told the Express and Star he felt like the “black sheep” of his Bangladeshi Muslim family, being bullied at school, attacked by other Muslims and banned from his local mosque.

He said he attempted to change his sexual orientation and went on religious pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh but became suicidal and attempted to kill himself before meeting Mr Rogan.

They started living together in 2015 and Mr Choudhury proposed on his husband’s birthday last year.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/Muslim-same-sex-marriage-uk-first-walsall-west-midlands-islam-homosexual-jahed-choudhury-sean-rogan-a7835036.html


Good for them in going public. May they have a long and happy marriage. cheers

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Post by Syl on Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:21 pm

yes...Good for them. cheers

The world re Homosexuals will finally be 'normal' when men and women who are gay no longer have to make announcements like this.

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Post by The Devil, You Know on Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:56 pm

yes but go to many Muslim country's and they would be jailed at best or killed.

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Post by Guest on Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:59 pm

Congratulations to them both.

Now the next step is to have more acceptance for them from, the Muslim community.

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Post by Syl on Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:08 pm

The Devil, You Know wrote:yes but go to many Muslim country's and they would be jailed at best or killed.

Just as practicing homosexuals could be jailed here 50 years ago.
Thank God we are more civilised now....I don't hold much hope for some other countries though.

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Post by The Devil, You Know on Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:08 pm

Thorin wrote:Congratulations to them both.

Now the next step is to have more acceptance for them from, the Muslim community.
thats the kicker, of course

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Post by The Devil, You Know on Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:12 pm

it's ok because Alan is apparently gay



for some reason this picture has not appeared on the BBC

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Post by Syl on Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:13 pm

Alan who? Exclamation

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Post by The Devil, You Know on Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:24 pm

Syl wrote:Alan who? Exclamation
alan aykeborne, you know the one they shout about just before they go bang

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Post by nicko on Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:41 pm

I thought it was "Alan's Snackbar"
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Post by Syl on Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:15 pm

The Devil, You Know wrote:
Syl wrote:Alan who? Exclamation
alan aykeborne, you know the one they shout about just before they go bang

Oh right...I like some of his stuff. Cool

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Post by HoratioTarr on Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:25 am

nicko wrote: I thought it was "Alan's Snackbar"

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Re: One of first Muslim same-sex marriages takes place in UK

Post by Guest on Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:58 am

[*]Sean and Jahed Choudhury married in Britain's first Muslim wedding ceremony
[*]Jahed, 24, revealed he struggles with being gay and his faith as a Muslim
[*]He said if he was offered a 'cure' for being gay he would 'take it tomorrow'
[*]The couple are very happy together but fear abuse from the community 


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4697818/Torn-heart-faith.html#ixzz4mtB1Q7QN 
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