Speaking in light of the recent terrorist attacks, these are the words of one of the few openly gay Muslim men, who is planning to marry his partner this month.

In what's believed to be the first same-sex marriage involving a Muslim, Jahed Choudhury, of Darlaston, has been shunned by his family and friends for being gay.

The 24-year-old will marry his 19-year-old partner, Sean Rogan, on June 22, after living together for the past 18 months.

The couple first met when Mr Rogan came across a distraught Mr Choudhury crying on a bench in Darlaston.

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