The Gambia

Your Daily Muslim #650: Bala Garba Jahumpa

Your Daily Muslim #650: Bala Garba Jahumpa

The Gambia is not known for being friendly to gays thanks to its Islamic faith. Even its president has likened gays to a plethora of viruses and has threatened gays with life behind bars if caught. Today’s daily Muslim, The Gambia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Bala Garba Jahumpa (pronounced Ball o’Garbage Humper), hates gays as […]

Your Daily Muslim: Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh (Part 3) #YDM500

Your Daily Muslim: Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh (Part 3) #YDM500

Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh, president of the Gambia, is pretty much a gay man’s worst nightmare (see part 1 and part 2.) In fact, he’s spewed so much homophobic bile he gives the late Fred Phelps a run for his money. That insane brand of religiously-driven bigotry is exactly why he’s ending up on […]

Your Daily Muslim: Sarjo Jatta

Your Daily Muslim: Sarjo Jatta

“Real Muslims don’t do such deeds like being gays or lesbians or other bad stuff.” Sarjo “Emprezzbizz” Jatta is one pissed-off foamer. Upon seeing the YDM Facebook page, she immediately drew her fangs. Jatta, who resides in the Gambia, had quite a bit to say before admitting I was right about Islamic rulings on female […]

Your Daily Muslim: Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh (Part 2)

Your Daily Muslim: Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh (Part 2)

Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh, president of the Gambia, is the intellectual equal of a lobotomized moose. Not only does he claim he found a magical herbal cure for HIV, he makes a bigger deal out of gays and lesbians than Glee does. However, unlike Glee, Jammeh’s attitude toward gays isn’t so positive. As we […]

Your Daily Muslim: Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh

Your Daily Muslim: Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh

Welcome to Islamic homophobia awareness week on yourdailymuslim.com! This week’s posts are going to focus on homophobia and anti-LGBT discrimination in Islam, and the closet-case Muslims who call for death to gays and lesbians on a fairly constant basis. If you haven’t heard of the Gambia, well, you’re probably like most of the world. It’s […]