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IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF

Male to Male relationships: Not Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: Death
Female to Female Relationships: Not Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law

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Have you been harassed or arrested in IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF because of your same-sex relationship?

The majority of people visiting this site have said Yes, it is against the law to be gay, lesbian or trans

Yes, it is against the law to be gay, lesbian or trans (50%) Yes, but it is not against the law (0 %) Yes (0 %) No (50%)

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This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF...
Gregh (user currently living in UNITED STATES) posted for gay lesbian transgender bisexual intersex straight readers in response to this story on 13/03/2010 +5
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I am posting this to show support for you and others who are dealing with these issues. I was born in the U.S., but believe I lived in Iran in a former life. I totally applaud your efforts for this purpose. I am saddened by all the prejudice and ridicule, the hate, the isolation, and any aspect that disallowed you and those alike the human right of free spirit wherever you have lived or traveled. I wish you the utmost in your endeavors with this project. It would be a joy to meet an Iranian guy guy of the same sexual orientation as I. That would be a nice dream come true. I believe your dream will come true. Keep up the tremendous work you are putting in, and it will eventually reap its overdue rewards. With much love for your efforts...Great Job!
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Gregh (user currently living in UNITED STATES) posted for gay lesbian transgender bisexual intersex straight readers in response to this story on 13/03/2010 +5
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I am posting this to show support for you and others who are dealing with these issues. I was born in the U.S., but believe I lived in Iran in a former life. I totally applaud your efforts for this purpose. I am saddened by all the prejudice and ridicule, the hate, the isolation, and any aspect that disallowed you and those alike the human right of free spirit wherever you have lived or traveled. I wish you the utmost in your endeavors with this project. It would be a joy to meet an Iranian guy guy of the same sexual orientation as I. That would be a nice dream come true. I believe your dream will come true. Keep up the tremendous work you are putting in, and it will eventually reap its overdue rewards. With much love for your efforts...Great Job!
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