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IDAHOBIT release: Covid-19 related hate and homophobia must stop

IDAHOBIT release: Covid-19 related hate and homophobia must stop

May 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

To: Mr. Victor Madrigal-Borloz, UN Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity Mr. Joseph Cannataci, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy Ms. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism Mr. David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and […]

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Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 34th Session of the UPR Working Group- 2019

Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 34th Session of the UPR Working Group- 2019

July 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Executive Summary 6Rang’s submission focuses on several key issues regarding LGBT rights in Iran and highlights the failure of Iranian authorities to undertake appropriate measures and implement the recommendations from Iran’s previous UPR reviews in 2010 and 2014. Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) remains an extremely hostile and dangerous environment for LGBT individuals and activists. […]

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Reparative Therapies on Gays and Lesbians through Cruel, Inhumane and Humiliating Treatments Has Increased in Iran

Reparative Therapies on Gays and Lesbians through Cruel, Inhumane and Humiliating Treatments Has Increased in Iran

July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reparative Therapies on Gays and Lesbians through Cruel, Inhumane and Humiliating Treatments Has Increased in Iran   6Rang, 17 May 2018 – The number of private and semi-governmental psychological and ‎psychiatric institutions and clinics treating homosexuals has seen a significant increase in the last year, despite the ‎Islamic Republic officials’ denial during a UN session […]

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27 Int’l Organizations Call for Decriminalizing and Demedicalizing Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity in Iran

27 Int’l Organizations Call for Decriminalizing and Demedicalizing Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity in Iran

May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Petition to end criminalization and medicalization of sexual orientation and gender identity in Iran Under Iran’s Islamic Penal Code, consensual same-sex sexual relations between adults carry flogging and the death penalty while transgender expressions including cross-dressing may attract a punishment of 74 lashes and a fine. Transexuality is, however, recognized as a Gender Identity Disorder […]

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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 use of hate speech against LGBT people in Iran by Iranian officials; including the supreme leader, military officials, Friday prayer leaders, high-level state officials, and state controlled media outlets. The briefing “It’s a great honor […]

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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 Union assembly, has successfully pursued the removal of the subject item “defending the rights of homosexuals” from the 138th agenda for the Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights. The news came as yet again […]

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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 cost of revealing the most intimate details of their sexual life at the disposal of law enforcement; while same-sex relations is illegal and punishable by up to one hundred lashes or even the death penalty. […]

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Iranian Government evades the UN questions on LGBTI children

Iranian Government evades the UN questions on LGBTI children

January 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

  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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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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Iran indicates a move toward ending anti-LGBT torture

Iran indicates a move toward ending anti-LGBT torture

March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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