Imam Daayiee Abdullah: Reconciling Faith and Sexuality

Daayiee Abdullah

Imam Daayiee Abdullah (from Twitter)

**This is the second episode in a two-part series examining the intersection of sexuality with faith and ethnicity. You can listen to the first episode in the series here.

Daayiee Abdullah is a religious and legal scholar based out of Washington DC. He’s the executive director of MECCA Institute, an online-inclusive progressive seminary. The aim of this is for Muslims around the world to better understand their faith in an inclusive, modern interpretation. He is also one of the rare few openly gay imams in the US and worldwide.

For the May 18, 2016 episode of Intersections Radio, we talked about his coming out story and reconciling faith communities, gender and sexuality. Check out the podcast!

Air date: 5/18/2016 

**Read the transcript of the interview: 051816 Intersections with Daayiee Abdullah transcript