Michaela Jae Rodriguez
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Afghanistan

News of the list comes only days after a Taliban spokesperson said the group would not recognize LGBTQ+ rights. 

November 03 2021 5:08 PM

“[LGBTQ+ people in Afghanistan] don’t know if we will be alive tomorrow or not,” the victim said. “I think the whole world doesn’t think about that.

October 22 2021 1:29 PM

The violence of the detention system falls hardest on people already facing persecution and bias because of their sexuality or gender identity.

August 31 2021 5:20 PM

The man said the Taliban tracked down and killed his boyfriend shortly after taking Kabul. 

August 26 2021 1:59 PM

The Republican senator made the statement even though it was Donald Trump who originally agreed to the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.

August 25 2021 3:39 PM

The rights organizations voice concern over the history of the Taliban and the group's extremist views. 

August 23 2021 4:15 PM

Many in the nation's queer community are attempting to flee as the Taliban resumes control.

August 23 2021 12:46 PM
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