Interview with a Gay Iranian

Brian Cook

Please check out Doug Ireland's heartrending interview with Amir, a gay Iranian who was tortured and lashed 100 times for his sexuality. It is a terrifying, singular glimpse into Iran's brutal crackdown on homosexuality. A must read.

Brian Cook was an editor at In These Times from 2003 to 2009. He now works on the editorial staff of Playboy magazine.
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