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Austria Rejected a Gay Iraqi Refugee for Acting ‘Too Girlish’

A gay Iraqi asylum seeker was rejected by Austrian authorities because they didn’t think he was authentically gay because he acted ‘too girlish.’

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A Refugee From Chechnya Shares How He Escaped Torture and Murder in the Anti-Gay Russian Republic

A Chechen refugee tells how he escaped kidnapping, detainment, torture and murder in one of the most violently anti-gay parts of the world

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