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
Farrok was raped by members of the Basij, the Iranian paramilitary, after they accosted him for sticking posters for the political opposition. Fearing further persecution, Farrok has fled to Turkey. >>>
The Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees (IRQR) recently received reports from Iran regarding three more possible death sentences for homosexuality, one man receiving 74 lashes for his homosexual act and the murder of a 23
year old bisexual man by the Iranian security forces. >>>
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. >>>
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. >>>