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"A fascinating and eye-opening book about a topic much hinted at but little considered systematically. The authors not only have the benefit of knowing homosexuality in many other societies but are well grounded in matters Islamic."-Middle East Quarterly
"Islamic Homosexualities clearly suceeds...a valuable addition to any library or interested reader's bookshelf."-Journal of Homosexuality
Will Roscoe is the award-winning author of The Zuni Man/Womanand Queer Spirits: A Gay Men's Myth Book and the editor of Living the Spirit: A Gay American Indian Anthology and Radically Gay: Gay Liberation in the Words of its Founder by Harry Hay.
Stephen O. Murray is a comparative sociologist who lives in San Francisco. He is the author of American Gay, Latin American Male Homosexualities, Oceanic Homosexualities, and a half dozen other books.
It gives lots of information on Islamic culture and history for pre 1600 that can be very useful.Published on January 3, 2007 by Richard Handley
Islamic Sexualities by Stephen O. Murray is probably the worst piece of Literature ever written.It is all fiction, it does not contain even one bit of truth. Read morePublished on December 8, 2005 by Michael Levinson
To say that Islam tolerates Homosexuality is a very humorous claim indeed. This author focuses on practices done by corrupt muslims who do not even read their own book. Read morePublished on January 25, 2005 by Hector