Beatings, death threats and rejection: Woman tells of harrowing life as lesbian Muslim in Pakistan

A woman has bravely revealed what it is like to be a Muslim lesbian after moving from Pakistan to the UK.

Zayna, not her real name, who is 40, said she has been beaten, humiliated and threatened because of her sexuality.

As reported by the Manchester Evening News, she refused to deny her true identity despite physical and mental abuse as people believed she had misinterpreted the messages of the Quran.

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