Iran a 'paradox' for LGBTs

Iran a 'paradox' for LGBTs

There are 1 comment on the Washington Blade story from Jun 19, 2014, titled Iran a 'paradox' for LGBTs. In it, Washington Blade reports that:

Arsham Parsi had just been accepted into an Iranian university to study to become a veterinarian when three of his friends who were either gay or transgender committed suicide.

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#1 Jun 19, 2014
“I just felt that I’m stepping into exile and I can’t go back,” said Parsi, noting he was crying when the train left Iran and entered Turkey. “It’s such a difficult feeling that you have to go and you have no rights to come back. If you go back, they may kill you.”

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