Gay Syrian refugee now helps others escape ISISby Ivano Abbadessa - 2016.01.07
“As a gay refugee, I feel proud to help young homosexuals fleeing from Islamic State because their lives are in serious danger.” This is how Subhi Nahas, a gay Syrian man who fled his country to save his life, describes his mission. He has now reached safety in the United States, where he works for Oram, an organisation that fights for LGBT refugee rights. Subhi's personal account of the circumstances that led him to leave his country was recently heard by a group of UN experts who want to shed light on the situation of homosexuals living in the territories occupied by Isis. The terrorist group has already executed dozens of gay men by stoning, firing squad or by throwing them off high buildings, executions that are almost always carried out in front of large crowds.
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An animated movie about love between two gay adolescents
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Blood donation rules relaxed for UK gay men
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Trump bans transgender people from serving in US military
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Traumas of unnecessary surgeries on intersex children
Many doctors around the world continue to perform medically unnecessary surgeries that can inflict permanent harm on intersex children, Human Rights Watch and interACT said in a report. The 160-page report, "I Want to Be Like Nature Made Me": Medically Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex Children in the US, provides extensive Read More.