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

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

May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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TRANS WOMAN PREVENTED FROM ENTERING THE TURKISH PARLIAMENT: “IF YOU HAVE A BLUE ID, YOU ARE A MAN”

TRANS WOMAN PREVENTED FROM ENTERING THE TURKISH PARLIAMENT: “IF YOU HAVE A BLUE ID, YOU ARE A MAN”

October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

A trans woman was discriminated against September 19, 2014 prior to a press conference to be held by the CHP (Republican People’s Party) MP Aykan Erdemir at the Turkish Grand National Assembly. The woman who wished to attend the meeting concerning LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans) rights was asked to go through security checkpoint designated […]

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August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Iran’s chief justice has claimed it is a ‘lie’ to say the country condemns homosexuals to death. According to the government-backed FARS news agency, Judiciary chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani made the comments today while criticising Western calls for basic human rights. He said: “That they say we execute homosexuals is not more than a lie.” “We […]

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Iranian transgender refugee struggles for acceptance

Iranian transgender refugee struggles for acceptance

August 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tannaz Mehraban takes a break from shopping at Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby, where she now lives after coming to Canada as a refugee from Iran eight months ago. (Gavin Fisher) This article is part of a series focusing on the challenges experienced by LGBTQ people of colour, which aired on CBC Radio One’s The […]

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Iran campaign seeks end to coerced LGBT sex changes

Iran campaign seeks end to coerced LGBT sex changes

August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Iranian activists are making a new push for recognition of the human rights of LGBT people in Iran, in particular for an end to the nation’s coercive advocacy of sex-change surgery for LGBT people. Shadi Amin, coordinator of the Iranian lesbian and transgender network 6Rang, writes: Click image to read “Pathologizing Identities, Paralyzing Bodies: Human Rights […]

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Gay, Iranian And Stylish in Exile

February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Photo by Humans of New York A gay refugee couple from Iran have become Facebook superstars thanks to a shout-out on Humans of New York. They talk to The Daily Beast about life for Iran’s persecuted LGBT community in a country that denies their very existence. Last Thursday night, around 7 p.m., a photograph was posted to […]

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