Home, Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America and Caribbean, Oceania, News, Sitemap
Home / Jordan / Your Stories
loading map..
The Your Stories section is all about you! Please take a minute to tell visitors of the ILGA website about what LGBTI life is like in reality. Please submit your personal story and share your experience!

YOUR STORIES
Post a new story to this section

Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in JORDAN...
sort by: [most recent] [most popular]

showing stories 1-50

(user currently living in SAUDI ARABIA) posted for gay readers on 02/08/2013 tagged with tourism, at the work place +4
link
The law in Jordan is an Islamic law, It's not allowed for LGBT and the punishment is the Death.
add response to story
link
Ah, Jordan, homophobia to its fullest. Allow me to introduce myself, my name is anonmous, and Im a 14 year old straight boy living in Amman, capital of Jordan. Now lately ive been interested in guys so i guess Im Bi-Curious? Anyway, Ive been living here all my life, except for a couple of years I lived in the states for. And being gay, lesbian, trans, inter, is not anything to be in Amman. There is no law about it, so yes its not illegal, but if you are found out to be any of the above, expect to possibly be: Hated on, harrassed, physically hurt, maybe killed. In Jordan, an islamic country, being gay is forbidden in there religeon, so its not gonna be cool for the people is it? Th funny thing is, if you are caught with your girlfriend dating somewhere public, you will be mocked, but Ive seen guys hold hands, embrace and even kiss on the cheek randomly and no one says anything about that.... Help me.
add response to story
Bookmark and Share