Faisal Alam facts for kids
Alam came to the United States from Pakistan in 1987, when he was ten, and lived in Ellington, Connecticut. In 1997, after a marriage engagement to a Muslim girl did not work out, he began a Yahoo! group for LGBT Muslims which became popular fast. He started Al-Fatiha in 1998 and was the group's President until he stepped down in 2004.
Alam is also a member of the National Religious Leadership Roundtable and the LGBT Programme of Human Rights Watch.
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