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Muslim Scholar Calls For Death Penalty For Gays, Lashes For Lesbians

Via LGBTQ Nation: At the annual Journey of Faith Islamic conference in Toronto last week, Islamic religious scholar Bilal Philips told the over 9,000 attendees that in countries governed by Islamic law, males who “confess” to homosexual behavior — or who are seen doing so by four reliable witnesses — should be put to death, but lesbians should only get lashes. Philips has previously said he believes homosexuality is “evil” like pedophilia and bestiality and that God gave gays AIDS as punishment.

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