After 20 years, the Taliban are on the verge of returning to power in Afghanistan spelling bad news for the country’s LGBTI+ community. There are grave fears for the safety of gay Afghans as the Taliban looks posed to regain control of Afghanistan for the first time since 2001. Overnight, the Islamist organisation began entering the capital, Kabul “from all …Read More »
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LGBTI Life in Afghanistan: Gradually Improving?
In 2012, Nemat Sadat, a former professor of political science at American University of Afghanistan mobilized a LGBT movement and on August 22, 2013, he became the first public figure to come out as gay and campaigned for gender freedom and sexual liberation. There does not seem to be much internet information on improvements since then, but I would think …Read More »
Homosexuals Avoid These Death Penalty Countries!
Many of us live to travel, but we should be extremely careful of countries that have the death penalties for lesbians and gays. Here are the 10 countries where homosexuality may be punishable by death: Yemen: According to the 1994 penal code, married men can be sentenced to death by stoning for homosexual intercourse. Unmarried men face whipping or one …Read More »