Tag Archives: Baghdad

Baghdad: U.S. Embassy To Host Pride Party As Local Gays Cower In Darkness

The U.S. Embassy in Baghad will be hosting a gay pride celebration which include a drag show. Meanwhile local gays continue to be rounded up and murdered. Insensitive? Change has certainly come to Baghdad. And it appears that includes the U.S. Embassy, where they are holding what the invitation says is the first-ever U.S. Embassy Gay Pride Theme Party next …

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Iraq: Six Gay Men Killed By Own Tribes

Iraq’s interior ministry reports that six gay men have been killed in the last ten days by members of their own tribes in the Baghdad suburb of Sadr City after being disowned by family members as “perverts.” A local cafe popular with gays was also set on fire. The AFP reports on the latest of the killings: The bullet-riddled bodies …

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Baghdad In Chaos, U.S. Troops Told
To Seek Shelter

MSNBC is reporting that U.S. troops in Baghdad are being told “not to leave reinforced buildings” today as Shia insurgents are overwhelming many parts of the city. Via Reuters: Iraq’s Prime Minister was staring into the abyss today after his operation to crush militia strongholds in Basra stalled, members of his own security forces defected and district after district of …

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