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داستان مرد همجنسگرایی که از ایران گریخت و در آمریکا مدل لباس زیر شد.

داستان مرد همجنسگرایی که از ایران گریخت و در آمریکا مدل لباس زیر شد.

زمان بهتری برای بازگوکردن داستان مرد همجنسگرای ایرانی ، پس از دستور اخیر رییس جمهور ترامپ در روز جمعه گذشته که پذیرش پناهجو به آمریکا را تعلیق کرده و تعلیق 90 روزه به متقاضیان هفت کشور عمدتا مسلمان را تحمیل میکند، وجود ندارد. آراد ( که نمیخواهد اسم واقعی اش را استفاده کنیم) در سال […]

Dharma & Martia’s Norouz Campaign / کمپین نوروز دارما و مارتیا

Dharma & Martia’s Norouz Campaign / کمپین نوروز دارما و مارتیا

English below: داستان زندگی پناهجویان دگرباش، داستان جدیدی نیست. داستانی پر مخاطره، هجرتی دردناک از وطن، خانواده و ازخود به دنیایی جدید. راه دشواراین پناهجویان با قوانین سخت گیرانه کشورها در پذیرش پناهجو، طولانی شدن پروسه پناهندگی، نا امنی کشورهای ترانزیت، مشکلات مالی و عاطفی و نیزعدم امکان کسب درآمد از روش های قانوني، دشوارتر […]

Iranian women’s soccer team under fire for having men posing as trans players

Iranian women’s soccer team under fire for having men posing as trans players

Are these eight men posing as women or are they transwomen being given a raw deal? FIFI claims they are doing “sex testing” on players. Confusing isn’t it and a highly problematic topic for mainstream western media to cover. Who is transgender and how could we summarily judge the team members ‘real gender’ from a […]

Meet refugee Martha Honey, fleeing Iran’s transgender eugenics

Meet refugee Martha Honey, fleeing Iran’s transgender eugenics

Much of world’s LGBT people have been fooled into thinking Iran is a welcoming place for transgender people. It’s a convenient perception especially with the increased awareness of Islamophobia. After all, many argue, the government offers free sexual reassignment surgery(SRS). What more could be asked for? And yes, transsexuality has been officially legal since a […]

Facing death gay Iranians are choosing between sterilization or immigration.

Facing death gay Iranians are choosing between sterilization or immigration.

Half of sexual reassignment surgery performed in Iran are acts of desperation by gay people. Iran is one of a handful of countries where homosexual acts are punishable by death. Clerics do, however, accept the idea that a person may be trapped in a body of the wrong sex, so homosexuals can be pushed into […]

Facing Mirrors: The Paradox of Being Trans in Iran

Facing Mirrors: The Paradox of Being Trans in Iran

One of the many astonishing paradoxes about life in the Islamic republic is that transsexuality has been legal since a fatwa was issued in 1987 by the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Indeed, Iran permits more sex-change operations than any other country, except Thailand, and has long subsidised such surgeries. But, though transsexuals may have the […]