A Gay Girl in Damascus: My Brave Father

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This riveting post will bring the recent events in Syria to glaring reality. The bravery of Amina and her amazing father is admirable and her writing, unforgettable:

"Did she tell you that she likes to sleep with women?" he grins, pure poison, feeling like he has made a hit. "That she is one of those faggots who fucks little girls?" (the arabic he used is far cruder ... you get the idea) My dad glances at me. I nod; we understand each other.

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