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Gays in Iraq

Our Moral Duty to Address Gay Discrimination in Iraq

Taylor Asen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Taylor Asen

Although homosexuality was by no means permitted under Saddam Hussein's regime, only after the U.S. invasion did widespread anti-gay rhetoric and violence in Iraq reach a crisis point.

Iraq: Stop Killings for Homosexual Conduct

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

The killings -- committed without evidence or trial, on the basis of prejudice and whim -- violate standards in Sharia law for legality, proof, and privacy.

Iraqi Gays Suffer Atrocities At The Hands Of Iraqi Militias

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Reports of heinous acts against gays continue to trickle out of Iraq this week, with Towelroad reporting on an Alarabiya translation from the Internat...

Iraqi Gays May Soon Be Executed: Gay Rights Group

Gay Rights | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It's no secret that LGBT life in Iraq these days is as dangerous as it gets - quite possibly the most dangerous in the world. Secret underground netwo...

Tiny American Flags

Stephen Funk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Funk

People in the military do not have 1st Amendment rights, though we are supposedly dying in Iraq so you can have those rights.

Iraq To Release 5,000 Prisoners -- But Not "Terrorists Or Homosexuals"

Queerty.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The American government pledged to bring democracy, freedom and equality to Iraq. They have not: The Iraq government is considering the release o...

Gay Iraqis Driven Into Shadows By Religious Extremism

New York Times | CARA BUCKLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a city and country where outsiders are viewed with deep suspicion and attracting attention can imperil one's life, Mohammed could never blend in, e...