Friday, October 24, 2008

Fatwa on tomboys

Friday October 24, 2008
Fatwa on tomboys

KOTA BARU: The National Fatwa Council has ruled that tomboyism, where a girl behaves or dresses in a boyish manner, is forbidden in Islam.

Its chairman Datuk Dr Abdul Shukor Husin said the decision was prompted by recent developments as there had been cases of young women inclined to behave like men and indulging in homosexuality.

Parents must stop their children from indulging in disruptive activities that are against Islamic teachings, he told reporters here yesterday. €“ Bernama

seals: Question: is being a TOMBOY is because they like or because of creation? Creation here means, presence of testosterone in the females body naturally. (

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