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Honosexuality in islam

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LGBT in Islam is influenced by the religious, legal, Honosexuality in islam, and cultural history of the nations with a sizable Muslim population, along Honosexuality in islam specific passages in the Quran [1] [2] and hadithstatements attributed to the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

The Quran cites the story of the "people of Lot " destroyed by the wrath of God because they engaged in lustful carnal acts between men. Homosexual acts are forbidden in traditional Islamic jurisprudence and are liable to different punishments, including the death penaltydepending on the situation and legal school. However, homosexual relationships were generally tolerated in pre-modern Islamic societies[3] [4] and historical record suggests that these laws were invoked infrequently, mainly in cases of rape or other "exceptionally blatant infringement on public morals ".

In recent times, extreme prejudice persists, both socially and legally, in much of the Islamic world against people who engage in homosexual acts. Homosexual relations between Honosexuality in islam are legal in KuwaitTurkmenistan and Uzbekistanbut homosexual acts between males are illegal.

The Quran contains several allusions to homosexual activity, which has prompted considerable exegetical and legal commentary over the centuries. Most surely you come to males in lust besides females; nay you are an extravagant people.

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