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Diagnosing Identities, Wounding-Bodies

February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Diagnosing Identities, Wounding-Bodies

The report Diagnosing-Identities-Wounding-Bodies: Human Rights Violations against Lesbian, Gay and Transgender People in  Iran analyses these abusive practices through a human rights framework by placing them in the wider context of violence and discrimination that shapes the lives of sexual and gender minorities in Iran. Diagnosing-Identities-Paralyzing-Bodies

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Iranian Government evades the UN questions on LGBTI children

January 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Iranian Government evades the UN questions on LGBTI children

  6Rang, 19 January 2016 – For the first time, the Committee on the Rights of the Child questioned the Iranian government about the human rights of LGBTI children. The committee completed two sessions of review on the situation of children in Iran in Geneva last week. The Iranian delegates evaded many questions during the two […]

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Gender identity is Not a Crime: 6Rang releases Akan’s Testimony

November 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Gender identity is Not a Crime: 6Rang releases Akan’s Testimony

Although horrific, Akan’s Testimony is a typical example of the life of all LGBT Iranians. 6Rang (Iranian Lesbian and Transgender Network) has released a video of Akan’s story of rejection, social pressure, and eventual escape to commemorate the International Transgender day of Remembrance, 20 November, which honours the memory of those killed by transphobic prejudice. […]

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Iran: 20 years of unfulfilled promises: It is time to put children first

July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Iran: 20 years of unfulfilled promises: It is time to put children first

20 July 2015: Two decades on from Iran’s ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the Iranian authorities continue to show a shocking lack of respect for the basic human rights of children, 10 human rights groups said today on the 21st anniversary of the ratification of the treaty. The joint statement follows the publication […]

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A glance at Iranian Lesbian and Transgender Network (6Rang)

July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
A glance at Iranian Lesbian and Transgender Network (6Rang)

Iranian Lesbian and Transgender Network (6Rang) was established following the first Iranian lesbian and transgender gathering held in 2010 and spans across more than 110 networkers majority of whom are based in Iran. 6Rang networkers also include Iranians in Turkey as well as European and North American countries. Its mission is to raise awareness on […]

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New “Anti-Prize“ For Homophobia In Iran: Larijani Voted The Biggest Offender

May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
New “Anti-Prize“ For Homophobia In Iran: Larijani Voted The Biggest Offender

6Rang – 15 May 2015 The newly launched “6 Rang Mould Award“, targeting those who have caused the most offence to lesbian, gay and transgender people in Iran, has its first recipients. This marks the first time in history  when individuals in Iran are held accountable for their homophobic acts or comments. Mohammad Javad Larijani, […]

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Iran indicates a move toward ending anti-LGBT torture

March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Iran indicates a move toward ending anti-LGBT torture

19 March 2015 – Justice for Iran (JFI) & Iranian Lesbian and Transgender Network (6Rang) welcome the decision by the Islamic Republic of Iran to accept 139 of the 291 recommendations  and to partially support 59 recommendations put forward by the 28th session of the Human Rights Council that address the rights of sexual minorities. […]

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Iran Representative to the UN: Under no circumstances do we recognize the rights of homosexual citizens

November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Iran Representative to the UN: Under no  circumstances do we recognize the rights  of homosexual citizens

6Rang | 5 November 2014 – During the 31 October UN session of the 2014 Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on Iran, member states presented a total of 291 recommendations to the Islamic Republic of Iran. Eleven of those recommendations, which were offered by Argentina, Spain, Italy, Iceland, Uruguay, Israel, Denmark, Chile, Canada, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, […]

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ILGA international conference 2014/ The fourth day

November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
ILGA international conference 2014/ The fourth day

Photo and report by Shadi Amin After three days of hard and intensive work, I expected that the Thursday’s program would start after a long delay, but the organizers started just after ten minutes.  The first part of the program was set to announce nominated individuals for the ILGA directorship and also the Women affiliation.  […]

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ILGA2014 international conference / The Third day

November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
ILGA2014 international conference / The Third day

Today the conference started with more than 500 participant, including lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and intersex people. So far this was the most populous conference in ILGA’s history, which take place every two-years. The board of directors of ILGA started the conference with presenting their reports about challenges of ILGA in the past two years. […]

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