El-Farouk Khaki – Guest Speaker



On Sunday, February 25th 10:30am, our guest speaker will be El-Farouk Khaki.  El-Farouk is a spirituality activist, human rights &  justice advocate, and refugee lawyer, a public and media speaker on issues including Islam, LGBTIQ/human rights, refugees, politics and HIV.  El-Farouk is founder of Salaam: Queer Muslim Community (1991); and co-founder & imam of el-Tawhid Juma Circle (2009).  El-Farouk  is co-owner of the Glad Day Bookshop, and recipient of numerous Awards including: 2006 “Excellence in Spirituality” Award – Pride Toronto; 2007 Hero Award, Canadian Bar Association; and 2016 CCVT Trevor Batram Award.  He is currently working on his first book exploring issues of sexuality, social justice and spirituality.