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This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in SAUDI ARABIA...
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Nouf (user currently living in SAUDI ARABIA) posted for lesbian readers on 15/03/2014 tagged with lgbt families, human rights, illegality of female to female relationships +9
What can I say, I'm a gay 27 years old girl living in Riyadh who had the chance to live in the States but didn't have the heart to do it! I love my family and I honestly can't imagine my life without them.
The other issur is the Lesbian girls in Saudi. I think more than 50% (made up stat) of the lesbian girls here r having sex with girls just because it's easier than having a bf, which is stupid. Anyhow, life must go on, we shouldn't feel like victims. Make the best out of a bad situation and eventually everything will work out to the way you wanted. We r going to live once ans i know for a fact that the grass always looks greener on the other side.

Good luck all
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People, raise your voices. Create a huge group. As a western law student, we learn that power come from people. Machiavelli says in his book, the Prince, that religion shall be used to create love and fear in his population. Sure, everybody has the right to have your own religion, but this should be a choice, not imposed by Sharia law. Fight for human rights, doesn't matter what is your religion or how conservative your country is. You, together, will make a difference. You all could interact in here, then, add a larger number of people, go to the streets, make a noise. Don't stop until you make it. Go for international aids, spread the world. Easterns are brave, challenge the biggest power if needed to fight for their believes. Read about LGBT families, I am part of one and there's nothing wrong with it. GO FOR IT, LEAVE THE PAST BEHIND, PLANT A SEED IN THE PRESENT AND CHANGE THE FUTURE! God loves you all
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Olga (user currently living in RUSSIAN FEDERATION) posted for lesbian readers in response to this story on 01/09/2013 tagged with illegality of female to female relationships +5
Hello! Im from Russia. Im gay woman. I really can understand your problem. Because we too have the same problem with my girl friend. She lives in Alger.We found together 1 year ago. We love together all this time.
But wr have more problems than you. The family my girl want marriage her.we try find some gay man for marriage too.but its not easy.
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