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Unspeakable love

Brian Whitaker

Unspeakable love

gay and lesbian life in the middle east

by Brian Whitaker

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Saqi Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gays,
  • Homosexuality,
  • Religious aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBrian Whitaker
    The Physical Object
    Pagination282 p.
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27128288M
    ISBN 100863564836
    ISBN 109780863564833
    OCLC/WorldCa732279893

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Published by the truly fabulous Saqi Books, Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East by Brian Whitaker is a non-fiction book about LGBT+ individuals living in the Middle East. Ive wanted to read this for a while, because attitudes towards LGBT+ people is a perceived part of Islam and Islamic culture that is often denigrated, but rarely looked at in detail/5.

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About the Book. Homosexuality is a taboo subject in Arab countries. Clerics denounce it as a heinous sin, while newspapers write cryptically of "shameful acts." Although many parts of the world now accept sexual diversity, the Middle East is moving in the opposite direction.

Deeply informed and engagingly written, Unspeakable Love reveals that, while repressive prejudices and stereotypes still govern much thinking about homosexuality, there are pockets of change and tolerance. This updated edition includes new material covering developments since the book's.

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This updated edition includes new material covering developments since the book. The distressing, archaic treatment of Middle Eastern homosexuals is addressed in straightforward, documentary fashion.

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Deeply informed and engagingly written, Unspeakable Love reveals that, while repressive prejudices and stereotypes still govern much thinking about homosexuality, there are pockets of change and tolerance. This updated edition includes new material covering developments since the book's first publication.

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Deeply informed and engagingly written, Unspeakable Love reveals that – while deeply repressive prejudices and stereotypes still govern much thinking about homosexuality – there are pockets of change and tolerance.

This updated edition includes new material covering developments since the. Deeply informed and engagingly written, Unspeakable Love reveals that -- while deeply repressive prejudices and stereotypes still govern much thinking about homosexuality -- there are pockets of change and tolerance.

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