Anindya Tripathi

I want to live in my country and not be stoned for loving a man: Afghan queer rights activist Nemat Sadat

On the day that the Taliban took over, Ahmadullah, a young gay Afghan, risked meeting his boyfriend. Later that day, his boyfriend was beheaded, Nemat narrates. 

08 Sep 2021

Back in the closet

The first time I spoke to Nemat Sadat was in August 2019, in a pre-pandemic world, where we sat across each other and discussed the future of the queer community in Afghanistan.

08 Sep 2021