Middle East

 

 

 

Gay Israel News & Reports 2000-02

Press Release: World Pride to be held in Jerusalem 2005 1 Two Books on Gay Israel 7/00 2 Coalition MKs stay away from gay Knesset gathering 3/01 3 High Court overturns rabbinical court ruling in lesbian case 3/01 4 Gay community center reaching out to gay Arabs 6/01 5 Israeli Army Weekly ordered closed after… Read more »

Gay Qatar News & Reports

Also see: Gay Middle East Web Site More information about Islam & Homosexuality Other articles of interest Queer Muslim magazine Iranian queer online magazine (Farsi) UTube video on persecution of gay in Iran Gay Islam discussion groups: Muslim Gay Men     LGBT muslim Queer Jihad           Bi-muslims Trans-muslims       Lesbian muslims 1 Qatar’s Gay Rights Policy Under Scrutiny… Read more »

Gay Jordan News & Reports

Also see: Gay Middle East Web Site More information about Islam & Homosexuality Other articles of interest Queer Muslim magazine Gay Islam discussion groups: Muslim Gay Men     LGBT muslim Queer Jihad           Bi-muslims Trans-muslims       Lesbian muslims 1 Jordanian-American Family Lesbian Kidnap Case Resolved 1/02 2 Passage to Islam: Brotherhood Amidst Raging War 11/03 3 Gay Jordanian… Read more »

Gay Lebanon News and Reports 2002-08

Also see: Islam and Homosexuality Human rights groups in Lebanon: Helem Meem Lebanese Lesbian Group Hurriyyat Khassa (Private Liberties) See #4 below Also see: Gay Middle East Web Site: http://www.gaymiddleeast.com/ More information about Islam & Homosexuality can be found at: www.al-fatiha.org Other articles of interest can be found at: groups.yahoo.com/group/al-fatiha-news Queer Muslim magazine: Huriyah Gay… Read more »

Gay Saudi Arabia News & Reports 2000-05

Also see: Islam and Homosexuality Gay Middle East Web Site: Gay Middle East More information about Islam & Homosexuality can be found at: www.al-fatiha.org Other articles of interest can be found at: Al-Fatiha-News Queer Muslim magazine: Huriyah Gay Islam discussion groups: Muslim Gay Men      LGBT Muslim Queer Jihad           Bi Muslims Trans Muslims       … Read more »

The Kingdom in the Closet

Sodomy is punishable by death in Saudi Arabia, but gay life flourishes there. Why it is “easier to be gay than straight” in a society where everyone, homosexual and otherwise, lives in the closet Yasser, a 26-year-old artist, was taking me on an impromptu tour of his hometown of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on a sweltering… Read more »

Gay Iraq News & Reports 2003-06

Also see: Iraqi LGBT website/blog Islam and Homosexuality Also see: New book 2007: Gay Travels in the Muslim World, Edited by Michael Luongo (chapter 10 written by GlobalGayz owner Richard Ammon) See books review: Gay City News Also see: More information about Islam & Homosexuality can be found at: www.al-fatiha.org Other articles of interest can… Read more »