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Iran’s LGBT Expats in the Spotlight Reflecting on Those Who Stayed Behind

Earlier this month, we reviewed the media’s reaction to a surprising government-sanctioned report showing that nearly 20 percent of Iranian youths define themselves as gay (so much for Ahmadinejad priding the absence of gays in Iran..), as well as to

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Iran’s Attitude to Sex is a Problem for the West

It’s news to no one that being gay in Iran isn’t easy. But it may have gotten even harder now, under Iran’s “moderate” regime. On August 6, Abdullah Ghavami Chahzanjiru and Salman Ghanbari Chahzanjiri were hanged in southern Iran, reportedly

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
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