On the 24th of September 2007, at the University of Colombia, the former Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, said, « unlike in your country, in Iran we don’t have any homosexuals ». Nowadays, while many Western countries have accepted gay marriages, in Iran homosexuality is still punishable by death penalty. This sanction forbids homosexuals to live freely. Their only options are to choose transexuality, a practice that is tolerated, but considered as an illness, or to flee.
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