They understand from the verse interpretation of the meaning: The specific sin of Genesis 19 was forcible anal rape of a man by another man. So it is permissible for a man to have intercourse with his wife from behind or from in front or lying on their sides so long as it is in the place of tilth and not the back passage. And he said to his people, Have you become so shameless that you commit such indecent acts as no one committed before you in the world? The semen lodged in the womb from which offspring comes is likened to the seeds that are planted in the ground, bringing vegetation. The forum does not change anything from questions, comments and statements received from our readers for circulation in confidentiality. Who is this man? Indeed in that are signs for those who discern. Your brother and well wisher in Islam,. And Allaah knows best. It was not that every individual in Sodom and Gomorrah who were destroyed committed sodomy; but even those who accepted it, propagated it, looked upto it as a norm and fashion, and allowed it without raising a voice against this abomination, were all destroyed by Allah Subhanah. The verse indicates that it is haraam to have intercourse with her in her back passage for two reasons. And the Messenger of Allah saws said in one famous narration that in Islam, The halaal is evident, and the haraam is also evident. I changed my direction last night. Thus if in the world today, this act of sodomy is propagated and accepted as normal and as fashionable, and society as a whole does not take steps to abolish this abomination, the scourge that came upon the people of Sodom and Gomorrah is not far! Why is anal sex not allowed. This is how it appears in all the texts.