Tag: libya gay rights

Less than human

The situation for gays in Libya was never easy, but since ISIS militias are controlling some areas of the country, things have gotten even worse. This April, in a mosque courtyard in Derna in eastern Libya, the Islamist extremists executed three young men they charged with homosexual acts. Lined up next to one another, each… Read more »

My life as a gay man in post-Gaddafi Libya

In our second interview with Libyan LGBT activist Khaleed, he talks about his life after the revolution in Libya The revolution changed life for all Libyans, including LGBT citizens, and there is optimism for the future. There is hope for the future among Libyans after the revolution, including LGBT people, but a recognition that progress… Read more »