LGBTQ+ Muslims have a message to share as their community prepares to celebrate Eid al-Fitr.
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There's a stereotype of what being Muslim looks like in certain communities that usually involves wearing a hijab, praying daily, fasting during Ramadan and being cisgender and straight. When Muslims fall outside these boundaries, criticism is not uncommon, especially for an LGBTQ member of the community.
As the holy month of Ramadan comes to an end and Muslims around the world are gearing up to celebrate Eid al-Fitr by gathering and feasting with family, friends and neighbors, LGBTQ Muslims say they often feel left out, ostracized or forgotten.
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