This category contains sites related to the sexual orientation of Iranian gay men, lesbian women, bisexual people.

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The Gully: The Iranian Closet
When your family would rather see you dead than gay. (November 20, 2003)
The Only Lesbian In Iran
Interview with Niloufar, who, growing up in Iran thought she was the only Iranian lesbian in existence. Article describes how the aftermath of September 11th has affected her as a lesbian Middle Eastern immigrant [The Gully]. (January 23, 2002)
Iran's Chief Prosecutor: Throw Homosexuals into the Fire
Discusses the Iranian government position on homosexuality. (October 09, 2001)
A Mother Takes On The Ayatollah
While Iran's hardline Muslims shut down reformist newspapers, and parade 'errant' journalists through court, lesbian, gay and transgendered people struggle to survive. Meet an unlikely activist. [The Gully] (November 13, 2000)
Iran Transvestite Film Draws Militant Fire
Article describing how viewers leaving a cinema in Isfahan were attacked after seeing a film about an Iranian who resorts to cross-dressing in an effort to emigrate to the United States. (December 15, 1997)
Saviz Shafaie: An Iranian Gay Activist Leader
Interview by Jack Nichols. [Badpuppy Gay Today] (May 27, 1997)
Iranian Gays Bravely Unite Worldwide
Article by Patricia Conklin. [Badpuppy Gay Today] (February 03, 1997)
New Internationalist: Sexual Exiles
The story of Arman, who fled Iran in fear for his life. Explains why terror rules the lives of homosexual men and women in Iran. (March 01, 1992)
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