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Iran calls off executions of three protesters Trump tweeted about

The three men were arrested last November after protesters against the government. Iran is accused of killing more than 1,500 protesters last year.

People stage a mock hanging as they protest outside German Council on Foreign Relations in Berlin.

Iran publicly hangs man on homosexuality charges

Iranian media reported that the 31-year-old kidnapped two 15-year-olds.

Mohsen Lorestani

Iran charges famous Kurdish singer with being gay, faces execution

"Well known Iranian Kurdish singer, Mohsen Lorestani was charged with ‘corruption on earth’ by a court in Tehran for posting ‘immoral’ content on social media."

A Star is born

“I have known I am genderqueer for almost two years,” Star told me. “I remember discovering the term ‘genderqueer’ and thinking, ‘Hey! That’s me.’”

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Iran executes gay teenager in violation of international law

“Iran has proved that its sickening enthusiasm for putting juveniles to death, in contravention of international law, knows no bounds."

Air France

Gay cabin crew petitions against Air France flights to Iran

The appeal charges that it is "inconceivable" that gay cabin staff would be ordered to travel to the country where homosexuality is outlawed and punishable by execution.


Persecuted Russian transsexual and gay friend flee to Syria to join ISIS

Dubbed by Moscow media as the "battle trannies," the two appear to be unaware that ISIS combatants regularly execute individuals accused of homosexuality.

Ukrain LGBT

Living underground

What do you do when your sexual preference could result in death, violence or imprisonment?


Iran rejects UN criticism of upsurge in executions

UN human rights official claimed that majority of those executed were charged with non-lethal, "drug-related" offenses.

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