Azerbaijan: Homophobic Politics

After laying the blame for the stabbing of a pro-opposition journalist by his gay lover, Queerty comments on news that the authorities are once again playing the homophobic card in the run-up to the presidential election in Azerbaijan. State TV claims that a leading opposition leader and possible candidate in the October vote is homosexual. Unzipped: Gay Armenia also comments on the news, and says that in a region such as the Caucasus such tactics work every time.

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