Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.
Have people in IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF assumed your HIV/AIDS status because of your sexual orientation?
Yes, people think I have AIDS because I am gay
Yes, the government thinks sexual orientation and HIV or AIDS status is the same
Iranian transgendered people are persecuted, tortured and coerced to undergo sex reassignment procedure. Unfortunately, sex reassignment procedure are usually done carelessly and improperly without the necessary pre-surgery counseling. Consequently, many post-op transsexuals end up more unhealthy physically and psychologically. >>>
The Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees (IRQR) documented cases of Iranian lesbians being forced into marriage, persecuted, become victims of extortion, "persuaded" to undergo hormone treatment and/or sex reassignment procedure, take unnecessary medication for serious mental disorders, raped and tortured. >>>
Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees shares these cases of persecution and hate crimes perpetrated by authorities of the Iran, Islamic Republic against gay/queer men.
The following cases provide a glimpse into the horrifying, outrageous, and distressing conditions Iranian queers are condemned to live under. For security reasosn, the real name of the survivors, in most cases, were not used. Please contact IRQO if you require more information about any case. >>>
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran...The Observatory has been informed by reliable sources of the arbitrary detention of “One Million Signatures” Campaign members Ms. Atieh Youssefi, Ms. Parisa Kakaï, Ms. Samieh Rashidi, Ms. Maryam Zia and Ms. Mahsa Hekmat. >>>
Some reports say they were hanged for gay sex. The Iranian government claims they were hanged for the rape of a 13 year old boy. We are not prepared to give the violently homophobic Iranian government the benefit of the doubt >>>