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ICYMI: The Perilous Lives of HIV+ Men in Iran, In Defense of Perpetual Nakedness and How Push-Ups…

Is it Labor Day yet? Don’t tell my boss, but I’m feeling a little like we should just take today off. Think about it: How…

The Secret Lives of HIV-Positive Men in Iran

Ahmad was 19 when he found out he’d been infected with HIV via sex with a man he was secretly dating casually. Like all the…

I Feel a Greater Responsibility to Protect My Parents’ Iranian Culture Than They Do

He’s a gas station attendant. He’s a cashier at a seedy liquor store. He’s a terrorist. His shirt is wrinkled. He’s sweating. He’s sporting a…

Fearing the Rise of an American Dictator After Fleeing the Iranian Revolution

In December 1978, at the height of the Iranian Revolution, Arezoo Shayan and her family boarded an Iran Air Boeing 747 from Tehran to Los…