anti-LGBT violence / azerbaijan / caucasus / pride

Baku: Gay man found dead after first gay pride

Pinknews.com is reporting that a 53-year-old, openly gay man was murdered on the side of a Baku highway – more than a week after Azerbaijan’s first “mini” gay Pride rally on September 7.

The rally went by without incident and, if confirmed, would be the first gay parade in a Muslim country, not to mention the authoritarian post-Soviet country.

Read more here.

(Pinknews, 17 Sep 2013)

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