INTERVIEW Unapologetic for her defence of the gay and lesbian lifestyle, controversial liberal-Islam author Irshad Manji has challenged critics to explain how Allah, in all His glory, could have made “misfits or abominations”.                

“Again, (going) back to the Quran, everybody is a deliberate act of creation on God's part. So even gays and lesbians have been created by God,” the Uganda-born Canadian said in an exclusive interview last week.