Queer and going to the mosque: 'I've never felt more Muslim than I do now'
After years of shame affecting her relationship with faith, Samra Habib found Unity mosque, a nonjudgmental spiritual community to meet others like herself
Friday, 27 December 2013, at 2.45pm. That's when my life transformed.
I was emotionally and physically exhausted after being the primary caregiver of my ex-partner, who was in chemo and working long hours as an editor at a magazine. I was desperately seeking comfort, support, spiritual guidance and community.
This perfect storm brought me to Unity mosque in downtown Toronto, one of a handful of prayer spaces in the world open to queer Muslims like myself.
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