The Grotesque Immorality of Mainstream Islamic Ethics (Part 5)

I am a Canadian ex-Muslim living with Islam’s formal and informal death penalty for apostasy. In Part 5 of this series of articles, I will address the impermissibility of homosexuality in Islamic theology and law.

Here are links to Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 of this series of articles.

Same-gender sex is considered to be a grave sin in Islamic theology, and most schools of Islamic law prescribe death to gays. The death penalty for homosexuality under the Sharia is derived partially from what are considered by the majority of Muslims to be among the most authentic Hadith collections (the saying and doings of Muhammad, the prophet of Islam).

In the Hadiths below, we find Muhammad calling for his followers to “Turn them (gays) out of your houses,” and prescribing the killing of gay folks:

Sahih Bukhari: Volume 7, Book 72, Number 774:

Narrated Ibn ‘Abbas:

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