LGBT Iranians Come Out On Facebook: ‘We Are Everywhere’


Back in 2007, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claimed that Iran had no homosexuals, but the reality might be that the country is committed to executing them when they find them. Just last week, three men were hanged and among their charges was the crime of sodomy. Now, hundreds of Iranians are joining a Facebook page called “We Are Everywhere,” and many are making videos to share their stories. There are also at least two organizations that exist outside of Iran advocating for LGBT Iranians.