Homosexuals are not allowed to live out their sexuality there. Hojatoleslam Kariminia, a mid-level Islamic cleric in Iran, is another advocate for transsexual rights, having called publicly for greater respect for the rights of Iranian transsexuals. Auflage Traditional Iranian families often exercise strong influence in who, and when, their children marry and even what profession they chose. Security forces harassed, arrested, and detained individuals they suspected of being gay or transgender. Death penalty for homosexuality. December 6,
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Ali currently resides in San Francisco, California, which hosts a prominent gay community. On March 15,the daily newspaper Etemad reported that the Tehran Criminal Court sentenced two men to death following the discovery of a video showing them engaged in sexual acts. Retrieved August 31, Learning English learningenglish.
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