Two Men Set A Precedent By Marrying Dressed In Traditional Muslim attire

Two Men Set A Precedent By Marrying Dressed In Traditional Muslim attire

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Rogan noticed Choudhury and went over to comfort him.

"I was crying on a bench and Sean came over and asked if I was okay. He gave me hope at one of my lowest points and he's stood by me all the way," recalled Choudhury.

They've been dating since.


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Life before Rogan was extremely difficult as a gay man and a Muslim for Choudhury.

"I stood out like a sore thumb – I never liked football, I preferred watching fashion shows on TV. I remember feeling trapped," he shared.

Being banned from his mosque of 15 years and constant bullying by fellow Muslims drove him to thoughts of suicide.

"It went all over school, people would spit on me, empty the rubbish bins on me, call me pig and the Muslim people would shout 'haram' — which is a very nasty insult in my language."

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Meeting Rogan was a life-saving moment.

"I tried killing myself and I then met Sean. The housing association got us a house in a week and we've been living together ever since. I proposed on Sean's birthday last June,"

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Since the wedding, the couple has received death threats, but they've brushed them off in favor of happiness. Choudhury said they still have a lot of support.

"My mum has always been so supportive. Without her I would not be here today," said Choudhury. "It was just close friends and family who were invited as I did not want a big wedding."

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Rogan is considering converting to Islam after their honeymoon in Spain, however, finding a Mosque that welcomes them both will pose a difficult challenge. 

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