Praise be to Allaah.
We do not agree with their claim that their sexual
orientation is natural; rather it is a distortion of nature. Allaah counted their deed as
wrongdoing and immoral, and He sent upon the people of Lut a punishment the like of which
no other nation had seen. He also tells us that this punishment is not ever far from the
Their claim that their orientation is natural serves only to propagate
and spread immorality, and it is just an excuse for them. Many of them change their
appearance so as to look odd, so how can we say that this is how they were created?
Allaah does not create anyone just to punish or torture them. He
created mankind to worship Him, but He may try His slaves with hardship as a test of their
faith, to expiate for their sins and to raise their status. Allaah is too Just to force a
person to commit sin and then punish him. On the contrary, people commit sins by their own
free choice like these perverted people and it is for this that they deserve
to be punished. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning):
and your Lord treats no one with injustice [al-Kahf
And Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning):
Nay, Allaah never commands Fahshaa (evil deeds, unlawful
sexual intercourse). Do you say of Allaah what you know not? [al-Araaf 7:28]
And Allaah knows best.