In , nine gay men were assaulted during a four-month period outside Cocktails Cleveland. And these are just the assaults at gay bars that made mainstream news headlines. Attacks on gay bars include several mass shootings. Eleven men were shot from a car outside San Francisco bars by three cousins with a BB gun in Teen culture back in my Illinois home town during World War II had a simple way of dealing with homosexuals.
Chechnya has opened a terrorism investigation into two gay men who fled the region last year but were arrested near Moscow last week and forcibly returned. A rights lawyer who visited the flat where they were staying said he saw signs of a struggle shortly after. The two men later re-emerged in detention in Chechnya. Tim Bestsvet, a spokesperson for the LGBT Network, said lawyers were being denied access to the men and did not know where they were being held. Magamadov and Isayev fled Chechnya in June after being arrested and reportedly tortured for running an opposition channel on the Telegram messaging app. Videos later appeared online of the pair apologising for running the channel. Officials have dismissed reports of such purges, despite several men going public to tell of abductions and police brutality.
The development is intriguing in part because the informant they were after was thought to be secretly gay—a fact that gave intelligence agents leverage in their efforts to turn him against his conservative Islamist circle. He was there to meet a passenger on an incoming flight from Dubai—a Yemeni-born terrorist named Khalid al-Mihdhar. As it happens, the C. Few knew much about him, except that he was an Iraqi Arab, in his late 30s, with a dead-end job as a VIP greeter for Malaysian Airlines. But Mr.
Welcome to the bloody LGBT battlefield where everyone is fair game in a relentless, multifaceted assault on our humanity. Make no mistake about the LGBT intentions. Elaine Huguenin , owner of Huguenin Photography, found out the hard way.