“کیا مجھے شادی کرنی چاہیے؟”

مختصر جواب: معلوم نہیں ـ طویل جواب: شادی ایک بہت بڑا قدم ہوتا ہےـ اس میں صرف آپ اور آپ کے ہونے والے/والی ہمسفر نہیں شامل ہوتے بلکہ دو خاندان آپس میں بندھ جاتے ہیں ۔ ایسا ہونا چاہیے یا نہیں، وہ ایک الگ سوال ہےـ لیکن جب اتنے سارے مزید پڑھیں Continue reading

Aug 25, ’17: Same-Sex Relationships in Islam – Talk by Hadi Hussain

On 25 August, 2017, the O Collective hosted a talk by Hadi Hussain addressing the subject of same-sex relationships and their validity in Islam. It was a private event attended by queer people and allies. The talk covered three main areas: the Qur’an, Sunnah and Hadith, and Fiqh (jurisprudence). Bringing مزید پڑھیں Continue reading

Bangladesh: Statement of Apology and Solidarity

Forty-four years ago, atrocities of gigantic proportions and irreversible pain were committed against the people of now-Bangladesh by the Pakistani establishment. West Pakistan committed systematic genocide of the Bengali people, espousing colonial extermination policies. This is unpardonable. We are the O Collective, a group of queer Pakistanis, and we acknowledge مزید پڑھیں Continue reading