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“It’s a great honor to violate homosexuals’ rights”; Consistent and widespread official hate speech against LGBT People in Iran

“It’s a great honor to violate homosexuals’ rights”; Consistent and widespread official hate speech against LGBT People in Iran

December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

18 December 2017 – A new briefing published by Iranian Lesbian & Transgender Network 6Rang outlines the consistent and widespread

Demand Justice For Xulhaz, Murdered For Defending LGBTIQ Rights

Demand Justice For Xulhaz, Murdered For Defending LGBTIQ Rights

October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Amnesty International – Xulhaz Mannan was in his apartment with a colleague when men wielding machetes burst in and brutally

Toward Depathologizing Trans: Decriminalizing Gender and Sexual Identities

Toward Depathologizing Trans: Decriminalizing Gender and Sexual Identities

October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

“The sex change operations carried out in Iran are nothing short of a crime,” says Akan, a transgender, assigned female

Toward Depathologizing Trans: Deinstitutionalizing Trans Lives

Toward Depathologizing Trans: Deinstitutionalizing Trans Lives

October 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Trans identity in Iran is heavily institutionalized, diagnosed, examined, and determined by others- confirmed or rejected. The lives of trans-identified

Toward Depathologizing Trans: The Right to Identity Without Surgical Treatments and Physical Examinations

Toward Depathologizing Trans: The Right to Identity Without Surgical Treatments and Physical Examinations

October 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

October 21st is the International  Day of Action For Trans Depathologization. Mohsen is one of the many transgender people in

Iran claims to have successfully pursued the removal of the rights of gays and lesbians from the next IPU agenda

Iran claims to have successfully pursued the removal of the rights of gays and lesbians from the next IPU agenda

October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

20 October 2017 – According to ICANA (Islamic Consultative Assembly News Agency), the Iranian delegation at the 137th Inter Parliamentary

Men Arrested at a Party in Isfahan Charged with “Sodomy”

Men Arrested at a Party in Isfahan Charged with “Sodomy”

April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

6Rang, 16 April 2017: An estimated 30 men arrested last Thursday in a friendly gathering in Bagh-e Bahadoran, Isfahan, have

UN Committee challenged Iran over LGBTI rights

UN Committee challenged Iran over LGBTI rights

March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) raised several questions to Iran’s delegation on the rights

6Rang’s Submission to the UN Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

6Rang’s Submission to the UN Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

To read the full submission, please click here.  

Confessing to having same-sex relations is the new norm for military service exemptions in Iran

Confessing to having same-sex relations is the new norm for military service exemptions in Iran

May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

  6Rang, 20 May 2016: In Iran, the exemption of young gay individuals from compulsory military service comes at the