TEHRAN, IRAN - Gay Iranian youth drink and smoke marijuana during an illegal party inside a house in Tehran, Iran. Homosexuality is illegal in the Islamic Republic, punishable by lashing or death. In 2006, two gay teenagers were executed in a high profile hanging in the northeastern city of Mashad, which sparked international condemnation. When the photojournalist working on this story asked his subjects if revealing their identities would endanger them, he was told that they “were already at the mercy of the government, and it was better for the outside world to know who we are”.
A historic nuclear deal has caused much speculation about what changes it may bring to Iran. As revealed in these photos, how Iran appears on the surface is often in striking contrast to what happens at the boundaries of official sanction. See more from ‘Inside Iran.’ Photos by Getty Images Reportage.
My dad wanted me to Photoshop a Confederate flag with the Gay Pride flag colors as a kind of “screw you” to the Confederates, and I got a little carried away and created the “Joke’s on the Confederates” Series of flags.
‘’No matter what walk of life you are, you’re welcome at our show. And if you’re a person who would not want a person who has different sexual orientation at a show with you, then actually it’s you who isn’t welcome.’’
So I have a homophobic mother and it really doesn’t help that I’m well…… Bisexual, If you guys could please reblog this and I’ll write all your urls in a notebook and show it to her I think it would help.