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Political-Social Movements: Homosexuality and Queer Movements: United States of America
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Introduction

In a globalizing world, social ties and local traditions begin to erode. In response to this social unrest, many religious communities, including Muslims, are striving to heighten identity and ritual to serve the cause of social integration by …

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Khan, Mahruq F., “Political-Social Movements: Homosexuality and Queer Movements: United States of America”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 22 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0706>
First published online: 2011



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