Iraqi Man Tortured and Killed for Being ‘Too Beautiful’

Iraqi Man Tortured and Killed for Being ‘Too Beautiful’

  The Middle East has been cursed by nonacceptance and intolerance for anything other than mundane and expected. If you dress, act, talk or express your desires differently, then it is definitely bad news for you.   Another hate crime took place in Iraq that ended with the death of Karar Noshi, a Baghdad University graduate, […]

Saudi Man Arrested for Flying “Pretty” Rainbow Flag

Saudi Man Arrested for Flying “Pretty” Rainbow Flag

  A man in Saudi Arabia has been arrested for flying the rainbow flag at his home. The doctor who lives in Jeddah apparently didn’t know the flag symbolizes LGBT pride, saying he bought it online when one of his kids told him the flag was “pretty.” Homosexuality is illegal under Sharia law in Saudi Arabia […]

Viral Visual: Coke Super Bowl Ad Reactions Reveal How Racist Americans Still Are

Viral Visual: Coke Super Bowl Ad Reactions Reveal How Racist Americans Still Are

Last Sunday, Coca-Cola provoked outrage in America after airing a – God forbid – multi-cultural, interfaith, gay-friendly advertisement, during the Super Bowl, to the tune of “America the Beautiful.” Commercial time during the Super Bowl is its own competition between mega-corporations, which compete to win the attention of over 110 million TV viewers. The 60-second […]

GCC to Impose Medical Tests to ‘Detect’ Gay Travelers and Keep Them Out

GCC to Impose Medical Tests to ‘Detect’ Gay Travelers and Keep Them Out

  Health officials in Kuwait will soon introduce a so-called medical test for detecting homosexuality in travelers wishing to enter any GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) member country. Come again?! GCC countries, which include Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, are very strict when it comes to homosexuality. Being gay is […]