Partial Retraction: "Homosexuality: An Islamic Perspective"

  • M. Basheer Ahmed
Keywords: Homosexuality, Islam, Role of Physicians


This article is a partial retraction of M. Basheer Ahmed's "Homosexuality: An Islamic Perspective," DOI:, published in the Journal of the Islamic Medical Association of North America in Volume 38 in 2006.

The most important retractions are a repudiation of conversion therapy and acknowledging the possible role of social stigmatization in poorer health outcomes among people who engage in homosexual behavior. Other passages in the article are also retracted.

The author and the editor agree with these retractions.

Islamic Perspectives