Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East
This genuinely groundbreaking investigation reveals a side of Arab and Muslim culture shrouded by the strictest taboos. Format: Kindle Edition. In England in , there were prosecutions for sodomy, 3, for attempted sodomy or indecent assault, and 1, for gross indecency.
In the 19th and early 20th centuries, men who had been persecuted for their sexuality in Europe often sought refuge in Morocco and, long before same-sex marriage was dreamed of in the west, male-on-male partnerships were recognised — and marked with a ceremony — in the remote Egyptian oasis of Siwa.
Anyone interested in reform in the Arab world must read this book. An illustration of where this can lead came in Britain in over the Sexual Orientation Regulations — a measure mainly intended to prevent businesses from discriminating against gay people.
And considering how much dating apps have become a fixture in the lives of gay men
La liste d'Affaires à suivre est complète. While cleri denounce it as a heinous sin, newspapers write cryptically of 'shameful acts' and 'deviant behaviour'. Lien miroir.