Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East

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Homosexuality is a taboo subject in the Arab world. While clerics denounce it as a heinous sin, newspapers write cryptically of 'shameful acts' and 'deviant behaviour'. Amid the calls for reform in the Middle East, homosexuality is one issue that almost everyone in the region would prefer to ignore. In this absorbing account, Guardian journalist Brian Whitaker calls attention to the voices of men and women who are struggling with gay identities in societies where they are marginalised and persecuted by the authorities. He ...

Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East 2011, Saqi Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780863564833

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Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East 2006, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520250178

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Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East 2006, Saqi Books, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780863568190

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