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  • 17th November 2011

    Michael Lucas: Beware of the risk of homophobia arising from the Arab Spring 174

    Michael Lucas is the CEO of Lucas Entertainment

    11:12 PM — Gay entertainment mogul Michael Lucas warns of the risks of homophobic Islamist governments forming after the Arab Spring. After decades in power, a brutal dictator in a Muslim country is dramatically deposed by a massive popular uprising. Sound familiar? Of course: that's what happened in Egypt and Libya this year, as part of what's known as the Arab Spring. But it's also what happened in Iran in 1979 -- and that should make us pause for a moment.

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