Tuesday, 17 May 2011

The Arab Spring: Open Season?

"Arab lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) suffered like all citizens of the Arab countries from many decades of oppression by despotic rulers, whether they be “secular” or religious monarchies. Is the Arab spring about to change this? Is it time for LGBT Arabs to come out of the closet and demand rights?"

Asks Gay Middle East - in a guest blog hosted by the UK Foreign Office website for IDAHO.
The Gay Middle East website is an amazing resource, and those questions will be more likely to be answered there than in that rather dry state-sanctioned piece.

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