...In many Islamic countries homosexual relationships as well as non-consensual heterosexual relationships have been punishable...There are also others, there are others in the world that have similar views namely important sects of Christianity...So yes you are correct homosexual activity is a crime in Islam...And crimes are punishable...The fact that could crimes be punished by execution is debatable.
Now imagine further that this ‘cleric’ is not merely a religious figure, but is the former head of government of a theocratic regime (surprise! It’s not
That’s exactly what happened this week in
Could any Christian clergyman make a high-profile visit to Boston and argue in favor of criminal punishment of gays without these remarks being reported in the Boston Globe? Yet when a Muslim theocrat (who led a regime that has a record not only of persecuting gays but also of hanging them) advocates criminal punishment of gay behavior, these remarks are not reported. Why?