Confessions of a Gay, Ex-Jihadist

Further to Omar Mateen’s June 12, 2016 terror attack on Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, FL which Mateen– a closeted homosexual son of Islamist-leaning parents– frequented as part of his underground lifestyle, gay activist and former Islamist Sohail Ahmed was interviewed by the BBC on the morning of June 14, 2016. That very insightful interview is here:

An equally insightful and longer interview with Sohail, from September 17, 2015 is posted below:

Follow Sohail online: @SohailPakBrit


About Sundar JM Brown

A University of Pennsylvania-trained South Asianist, Seminary-educated Theologian, and Intelligence Community Professional, Sundar J.M. Brown specializes in analysis of Theoterrorism, Counterterrorism and HUMINT Operations. His regional focuses include terror groups/acts in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, the Philippines, the Middle East and Africa. His primary expertise is Theoterrorism, the intersection of Terrorism and Theology. His present research focuses on apocalyptic themes in terrorist ideologies and on the theological components informing the radicalization and deradicalization of Violent Religious Extremists and Militants. He is the Founder and Director of the IntelliGen Conference on Religion & Violence. *Sundar's Twiter: @SundarJMBrown *Sundar's YouTube Channel: *Sundar's Blog:
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