A little while back, Ed covered Bryan Fischer’s claim that the Christian god recoils at the sight of two men having sex. This reminded me of something I was taught from a fairly young age regarding homosexuality in Islam.
It is said that when a man mounts a man, the Divine Throne shakes out of the fear of Allah’s Wrath and the Heavens Tremble.
Then the angels start reciting, “Say: ‘He is Allah, the One; Allah, the self-sufficient. He does not beget nor is He begotten, and there is none like Him” (Ikhlas 112 1-4) until his wrath subsides.
Granted, this is pretty weak as far as even the standard for theological evidence goes, but that didn’t stop the Muslims around me from quoting it with impunity.
Now that I know many queer former and current (yes, they exist) Muslims, add in my love of coming up with oddly-specific, clever, and/or cringe-worthy pick-up lines that, mind you, I’ll never use, and you get the idea.
What are some pick-up lines that you enjoy? Bonus points for oddly specific ones. Would you respond positively if they were actually used on you by a not-awful person? Have you ever tried a line like that? How did it go?