Tuesday, December 18, 2007

The desperate lives of gays in Iraq

By Diane Silver

The New York Times paints a chilling portrait of how LGBT people are forced to live as religious extremism rises in Iraq.

One of the saddest quotes:
“We thought that with the presence of Americans, life would become paradise, that Iraq would be Westernized,” Mohammed said. “But unfortunately the way things were before was so much better than where we are now.”

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