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More Iranian sextapes: those who scream the loudest

Those who scream the loudest — old wisdom and often true. The loudest moral zealots all too frequently exposed as the greatest transgressors. And it’s as true in notoriously authoritarian Iran as anywhere else. Recently leaked gay Iranian sextapes reveal senior clerics and government officials enjoying gay sex and using banned drugs. leaked Iranian sextapes …

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Iran suspends morality enforcer over gay sex vid

The Iranian regime suspended senior morality enforcer Reza Tsaghati over a gay sex vid on Wednesday. *Tsaghati’s surname is also sometimes spelled Seqati. Reza Tsaghati was the head of culture and Islamic guidance in Gilan province. He previously founded a cultural centre focused on piety and the hijab. As Gilan province’s chief morality enforcer, he …

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UN experts demand stay of execution for two LGBTQIA+ rights activists

UN experts have demanded a stay of execution for two Iranian LGBTQIA+ rights activists.  In September, Zahra Sedighi-Hamadani, 31, and Elham Choubdar, 24, both LGBTQIA+ activists, were sentenced to death. In January, the Urmia Public Prosecutor’s Office accused them of “promoting homosexuality”, “promoting Christianity”, and “communicating with the media opposing the Islamic Republic”. Alongside being …

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Iran sentences two female LGBT activists to death

Iran sentenced two female LGBT activists to death on Saturday for allegedly promoting homosexuality according to two reliable Middle-Eastern sources. Hengaw, an Independent Human Right Organisation reporting on human rights violations in Kurdistan and 1500tasvir, an independent Iranian news Twitter feed, both reported the sentences. Hengaw reported that an Islamic court sentenced the two women …

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Iran executes gay man on ‘sodomy’ charges, activists say

Iran has executed a gay man after a “sodomy” charge, according to human rights groups. The Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) claimed that 10 inmates were executed in Rajai Shahr Prison, in the northern city of Karaj, on June 29. Among them was Iman Safari-rad, whom activists say was likely sentenced to death for …

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Defiant queer Iranians wear pride flags to protest gay man’s brutal murder

Queer Iranians have bravely marched with pride flags after young gay man Alireza Fazeli-Monfared was murdered by his own family in a suspected homophobic “honour killing”. Fazeli-Monfared, 20, was murdered earlier this month by his brother and two cousins after they discovered his sexuality. In messages to friends, Fazeli-Monfared said the family members had threatened …

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Gay Iranian man murdered by his own family members after being outed

A 20-year-old gay man in Iran was murdered by members of his own family last week after being outed. Alireza Fazeli-Monfared (pictured) knew he was in danger and had plans to flee Iran for Turkey where his boyfriend, a refugee, lives. Sadly, he never made it. Last week, his own half-brother and cousins reportedly kidnapped …

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Iranian cleric slammed for claiming COVID-19 vaccines ‘turn people gay’

A religious cleric in Iran has copped ridicule for telling followers to “keep away” from those vaccinated against COVID-19 as they’ve “become homosexuals”. Ayatollah Abbas Tabrizian made the false claims on the social media platform Telegram, according to the Jerusalem Post. “Don’t go near those who have had the COVID vaccine,” he wrote to nearly …

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Reports suggest Iran executed Mohsen Lorestani 6 December

Posts from Kurdish social media accounts suggest that Iran executed singer Mohsen Lorestani on 6 December. Although authorities detained the singer in March, news of his arrest only surfaced in October. He appeared in court before the notorious hanging judge Mohammad Moqisseh, infamous for his role in torturing and executing political prisoners as far back as …

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‘Hanging judge’ hears case of outed Iranian Kurdish singer

Notorious hanging judge Mohammad Moqisseh presided over the recent trial of an outed singer, according to reports from Iran. Mohsen Lorestani faced charges of ‘corruption on Earth’ stemming from a conversation on social media. The singer’s lawyer only received notification of the trial after it occurred. As yet, the verdict is unknown. Mohsen Lorestani News …

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