Huriyah (magazine)

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Categories Muslim Gay periodical
First issue January 2002
Final issue 2010
Country United States
Language English / Arabic

Huriyah (Arabic: حرية‎‎,‎[note 1] "freedom") was a LGBT Muslim magazine published between the years 2000 and 2010.[1] It was based in San Francisco, California. Huriyah used the slogan "Queer Muslim Magazine". Its editor-in-chief was Afdhere Jama during its publication.

The magazine was first published in Arabic and 2002 the magazine launched in English, with a focus on both LGBT and Muslim issues in politics, arts, and spirituality.[2] It had a major interview every month, conducted by Jama, and the diverse personalities included Daayiee Abdullah, Faisal Alam, Surina Khan, Sulayman X and many others.


  1. ^ Standardized Arabic transliteration: Ḥurrīyah / Ḥurriyyah / ḥurriyya; pronunciation: /ħur.rij.ja/ [ħoɾˈɾejjæ, ħʊrˈrɪjja].


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