Sex reassignment surgerywhich is required to change legal gender, is legalized and is partially paid for by the government. I came across the "no homosexuality here" attitude many times while researching my book about gay and lesbian life in the region. The agents reportedly fired weapons and used electric Tasers during the raid. Article says that both Muslims and non-Muslims are subject to the punishment. The shah himself was rumoured to be bisexual.
If the participants are adults, of sound mind and consenting, the method of execution is for the judge to decide.
President misquoted over gays in Iran: aide
But the greatest public outrage was aimed at two young, elite men with ties to the court who held a mock wedding ceremony. Morrison's historic humiliation could have damaging consequences for Shorten The ground is on fire at this NT cattle station and no-one can put it out Give us our APEC summit cars back, PNG police say 'It came in like a freight train': No legislation exists to address discrimination or bias motivated violence on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. There is a significant amount of literature in Persian that contain explicit same-sex illustrations. InKhomeini passed a fatwa allowing gender reassignment operations as a cure for "diagnosed transsexuals", allowing for the basis of this practice becoming legal. Military service, including recruitment age, length of service, reasons for exemption, the possibility of performing a replacement service and the treatment of people who refuse military service by authorities; whether there are sanctions against conscientious objectors" PDF.
In Denizli, a town in Turkey, hundreds of gay Iranians are stuck in a transit zone, their lives on hold, hoping against hope to be welcomed into a host country someday where they can start afresh and come out of the closet. On March 15,the daily newspaper Etemad reported that the Tehran Criminal Court sentenced two men to death following the discovery of a video showing them engaged in sexual acts. Men and youths depicted on a Safavid ceramic panel from Chehel SotounIsfahan. Capital punishment in Iran. Archived from the original on October 4, Since the Revolutionthe legal code has been based on Islamic law. Hinch to decide fate of controversial refugee evacuation bill China-US trade hopes see Wall St surge Thirty Aboriginal men were killed, but not many people remember the Cape Grim massacre A global trade in recycled metal body parts has become a financial windfall for charities 'Immediate instincts are the worst':