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Wednesday, 11 March 2009
Nouse, Gay Muslims face ‘two-pronged prejudice’, 10 Mar 09 "Pav Akhtar, the first non-white president of the Cambridge University Students Union, is challenging the conservative conceptions of what it means to be a Muslim. In 2006 he also became the first gay Muslim to run for NUS president. He lost to Gemma Tumulty by 28 votes amidst claims of homophobia and Islamophobia."