On today's Global Activism, we talk to Beth Skorochod, who works on HIV prevention for Population Services International (PSI).The organization runs a host of health programs around the globe. These include an HIV prevention project in Togo that targets men who have sex with men.
Ifti Nasim left his home country of Pakistan more than 30 years ago to live life as an openly gay man. He came to Chicago and joined the gay movement here.Nasim’s now a poet and host of a local South Asian radio show.
It may be harder to find than here in the West, but the Middle East has a gay scene. In places like Beirut, where homosexuality is technically illegal, it even thrives.That’s what writer Michael Luongo discovered.