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  • Far From Home… Safe Now

    Apr 3, 2014 13:50

    Far From Home… Safe Now

    By: Kailee Fatt “Far From Home… Safe Now” was the name of the event organized by Iranian Queer Committee for Pride 2014 on March 25th,  and it was an opportunity for LGBTQ Iranian men and women, to speak publicly about […]

     
  • Panel Discussion: Far From Home… Safe Now

    Mar 14, 2014 17:33

    Panel Discussion: Far From Home… Safe Now

    Iranian queers speak up about their journey to Canada  Click to Download our Flyer March 25th 2014, 6:00pm-8:00pm The 519 Church Street Community Centre Room: 106  Hosted by Iranian Queer Pride 2014 Committee Our focus for this event is to […]

     
  • Iran’s Gay Underground Railroad

    Mar 11, 2014 14:55

    Iran’s Gay Underground Railroad

    Source By Emily Feldman How Iranians escape persecution for being gay The day they met, Sepehr Rajaei, a 32-year-old from the Iranian city of Isfahan, warned his date that they couldn’t see each other often. Just a few people knew that […]

     
  • Gay, Iranian And Stylish in Exile

    Mar 2, 2014 7:50

    Gay, Iranian And Stylish in Exile

    The Daily Beast Nina Strochlic A gay refugee couple from Iran have become Facebook superstars thanks to a shout-out on Humans of New York. They talk to The Daily Beast about life for Iran’s persecuted LGBT community in a country […]

     
  • Iran’s queen of pop promotes gay rights in new music video

    Feb 18, 2014 22:14

    Iran’s queen of pop promotes gay rights in new music video

    Bu: Saeed Kamali Dehghan Source: The Guardian Iran’s queen of pop, Googoosh, has released a video in support of the country’s gay and lesbian community, becoming the first prominent Iranian to speak out against homophobia. The video for her latest […]

     
  • Good News Keeps Coming …

    Feb 10, 2014 2:09

    Good News Keeps Coming …

    In the last 4 months IRQR has helped many Iranian queer refugees in Turkey with their refugee claim cases in order to leave their stressful situations and begin a peaceful life in Canada. We at IRQR would like to give […]