Iran, a love story

Category: Spontaneous Moments

 

Photo and caption by Sina Fathieh

'We don't have any gays in Iran' - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Columbia University , 2007 Differences in cultures sometimes result in some phenomenal Kodak moments. Here is a snap of two straight friends holding hands and chatting like two lovers in a mosque in Iran. In west this is seen as a definite sign of homosexuality, but in most Middle Eastern cultures, its completely acceptable for two completely straight males to hold hands, or even kiss each other ...

Location: Imam Mosque, Isfahan, Iran

 

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