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Iran:”We do not have Homosexuals in Iran”

Mahmud Ahmadinejad,Iranian president,said,in Columbia University,”we do not have homosexuals in Iran like you do in your country.”Watch the film.

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  • It isn’t surprising that Iran hasn’t this problem because the homosexual lifestyle is not promoted to the same extent in Iranian media as it is in some other countries. This issue is crucial to understand that people who believe in God, see this kind of sexual deviation as AGAINST God’s wishes; as sinful. Sure, sin exists, but not to the same extent. We must see the President’s comment in the context of this. He said, “like you do in your country” meaning “in comparison, the problem is not as wide spread”.

  • jim_hellas

    But… homosexuality is forbidden in Iran! It’s normal for Iranian homosexuals to act “hidden” because of the law. Of course the formal Iranian statistics do not show the real number of homosexuals on the country

  • Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad proudly announces that there are no gays in his country. Well, duh! Since the Shah was forced into exile, over 4,000 gay people have been executed. In one of the more notable cases, two gay Iranian teenagers — one 18, the other believed to be 16 or 17, were executed for the “crime” of homosexuality, on July 19. The two youths — identified only by their initials as M.A. and A.M., were hanged on July 19 in Edalat (Justice) Square in the city of Mashhad in north-eastern Iran, on the orders of Court No. 19. The hanging of the teens was also reported by the National Council of Resistance of Iran. T see the disturbing photos click here:

    http://www.gaysofla.com/content/view/94/1/

    The photos are heart wrenching and disturbing but are a vivid reminder of the price some pay for just being who they are.

    Regards & Respect,
    David L. Wylie

  • Paul

    Yahya – When you publicly execute homosexuals, you don’t exactly create a climate where people want to be identified as homosexual. I don’t care for the homosexual lifestyle, but killing folks for it? That’s a throwback to the Middle Ages.

  • I don’t know if any of you have ever been in Iran, but the fact is that because straight men are so physical and affectionate with one another, gay men blend right in. The society is both homophobic and “homo-social” which s a strange mix for a westerner who is used to strict divisions between gay and straight society.

    It’s a lot more complicated than you might think.

  • maryweather higglesbottom

    Homosexuality is not a problem. It hurts nobody. Intelligent people also know that the beliefs of one religion are not necessarily facts applicable to the whole world. Just because you believe something DOES NOT MEAN I HAVE TO ADHERE TO YOUR BELIEFS. This is such a basic concept, I cannot believe there exist people in this world ignorant enough to have trouble grapsing that. Just think, if -every- religion were real, I wouldn’t be able to do anything without pissing some deity off, now would I?
    Honestly, I laugh at the idea that we even dignify savages like this by granting them political recognition at all. Iran and these other war-torn middle eastern “countries” are not civilized, respectable nations. They are merely landmasses populated by subhuman dirt-crawling apes. Sorry but until these people can actually speak or do anything without coming off as bloodthirsty, facist animals with no understanding of the world outside their pathetic war-torn shanty-towns, I’d like to see all their politicians go the hell back to whatever hole they crawled out from and keep out of daily headlines. I’m tired of reading about the middle east, PERIOD, and I could not care less about what any of those animals think either.

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