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(RNS) Imam Dayaiee Abdullah may be the only openly gay imam in the world, and he formed Light of Reform mosque more than two years ago so people like himself could worship without fear.


  1. David Thompson

    Who is this Imam Muzammil Siddiqi? Who does he think he is to pronounce right and wrong? Each of us is just 1 out of 8 billion people. All each of us has it but one opinion out of billions. Good for Abdullah.

  2. The light of justice shines whenever religious leaders are accepting of all. Would that Catholic officials had as much commitment to justice.

  3. I pity him..he misinterpret islam. Islam is not just a religion..its a way of life. May Allah guide him to the right path.

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