AARP Pride Information and Resources for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender People, Families and Allies - AARP
Thursday, April 23, 2009
As a new openness has been spreading through the streets of Baghdad, Iraqi gays and lesbians who were beginning to live openly, are now living in terror. Many are being tortured and murdered on the streets in "honor killings" and at the hands of Iraqi militia members who've been setting up stings in local LGBT gathering places such as bars, cafes and local cruising areas. As many as 25 bodies of young men suspected of being gay have been found in the streets of Sadr City over the last two months. Read more at Iraqi LGBT.