While people can legally change their gender, sexual activity between members of the same sex is illegal and can be punishable by death. LGBT rights in Iran have come in conflict with the penal code since the s. Same-sex sexual activities are punishable by imprisonment,  corporal punishment , or execution. Gay men have faced stricter enforcement actions under the law than lesbians.
Iran publicly hangs man on homosexuality charges - Middle East - Jerusalem Post
The ISNA reported that the year-old kidnapped two year-olds. The US government has highlighted the widespread human rights violations in Iran. Kazeroon is the capital of Kazeroon County, where the execution of the year-old man was carried out, and is located in Fars Province, Iran. The city has population of , as of
Almost exactly three years after he stood on the stage of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, and pledged to protect LGBT Americans, the president marked this June's Pride Month celebrations with another supposed affirmation of gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans. Since taking office, Trump announced on Twitter that he would bar transgender Americans from serving in the United States armed forces; nominated judicial nominees with distinctly anti-LGBT records; beat back protections for transgender students attending schools that receive federal funding; rolled back protections for transgender employees under current civil rights law; sought to define gender on the basis of immutable biological features in a move that could legally categorize trans Americans out of existence; and, as recently as last week, ordered U. Well, yes, but not for the reasons you might think.
A former Iranian prisoner who was imprisoned on the basis of his Christian belief, and who faced torture himself, reported the following in "The most horrible thing I've ever seen, is how they treat homosexuals. They were chained like animals, hand and feet. Some of them spent years in solitary confinement. I myself was in solitary confinement, but never for longer than a month at a time. Unimaginable, especially so chained!