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How to Discuss Questions About LGBT with Our Muslim Children







Important Note

This course was delivered live but is currently not available as a live workshop. We have, however, left enrolment open for those who wish to view the recording of the workshop.

Event Introduction

February is LGBT History Month. Most of our children will be exposed to assemblies and discussions about LGBT History at school. How should we, as Muslim parents, respond to this to ensure that our children’s iman remains intact and unaffected by this?

Our workshop will equip you with the knowledge and understanding needed to discuss LGBT issues taught in schools to your children effectively. This will help our children feel confident in their faith and allow them to express their feelings about what they have heard in school and ask questions. Parents cannot do this effectively if they do not have any Islamic guidance themselves.

Who is This Course For?

Parents in particular, and adults in the Muslim community who struggle with the fact that LGBT sentiments and actions are haram yet our children are exposed to them. 



How to Register and Access Content On The Website

  1. Register at the above link. If you are not already subscribed to ML, you will be sent a link by email to set your password. Once you’ve set your password, you will have access to the learning management system on the Mawarid Lifestyle website. Some users have trouble with the password link, if this happens to you, send us an email on and we will send you a password manually.
  2. You will be sent a confirmation email with instructions.
  3. You will find everything you need under ‘Course Content’ on this page. 
  4. The videos at this link show you how to access content on the website. 

Brief Speaker Bio

Shaykh Shams Adduha Muhammad

Shaykh Shams Adduha Muhammad is a co-founder and the former director of Ebrahim College (EC), an Islamic seminary in East London that trains Muslim faith leaders of the future.

Shaykh Shams has led EC to become a leading contemporary Muslim seminary and one of the largest adult Islamic education providers in the UK. After 17 years at EC, he left to focus on consulting and grass root work. He set up Mawarid Lifestyle (ML).

Shaykh Shams is himself an Islamic seminary graduate and has an MA in Islamic studies from the university of London. He has also worked as an Imam, a teacher and deputy head of an independent Islamic school, and a translator of classical Islamic works.

Shaykh Shams is particularly interested in contextualising traditional Islamic studies for British Muslims and faith leaders. Currently, he teaches courses at Mawarid Lifestyle, mentors young people on ML’s Youth Mentoring Programme, and counsels people who are struggling with doubts in their iman. All of his current work can be accessed at



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