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LGBTI Rights in Qatar


ADDED ON: 06/27/2019

Middle East Survey Sees Patchy Progress in Views on Women’s and LGBT Rights

More men than women in Iraq say they have been sexually harassed, while only 6% of Lebanese people think being gay is acceptable, according to a major survey of public opinion in…

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ADDED ON: 06/18/2019

What it’s like to be gay and Qatari

Homosexuality is so taboo in Qatar that it doesn’t feature in public discourse, yet practically it very much exists. Being gay is frowned upon here, and a lot of people have this…

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ADDED ON: 06/04/2019

QATAR BANS HOMOSEXUALITY AS AL JAZEERA IN ENGLISH MARKS LGBT PRIDE MONTH

Qatar bans homosexuality, but the Qatar-backed Al Jazeera’s AJ+ still recently marked June as LGBT Pride Month with a tweet about speaking to the cast of “Queer Eye” on LGBT issues. The…

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ADDED ON: 04/05/2019

All the countries ignored in the Brunei backlash

Brunei’s harsh new laws targeting LGBT people have shocked the world and prompted global condemnation. High-profile celebrities from George Clooney to Ellen DeGeneres have called for a public boycott to hotels owned…

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ADDED ON: 07/22/2018

New York Times LGBTI Coverage Censored in Qatar: Report

Qatar reportedly censored recent articles published in The New York Times International Edition featuring coverage of LGBTI issues. Entire articles published between April and July were blacked out in the newspaper, ABC…

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ADDED ON: 07/21/2018

Qatar Is Censoring LGBT News Coverage Ahead of 2022 World Cup

2022 World Cup host Qatar is censoring coverage of LGBT rights, it has been reported. A report from ABC News today alleges that between April and July this year, nine articles were censored in the edition…

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