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The Shisha Cafe is popular among gay men in Baghdad. Michael Luongo

On New Years Day, a bomb killed more than a dozen people at a Coptic church in Egypt, the latest in a string of attacks against Christians in the region. We'll talk about the recent violence with Hossam Bahgat. He's with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights.  And, Michael Luongo, editor of the book, “Gay Travels in the Muslim World,” tells us about the gay scene in the Middle East.  Also, Chicagoan Ifti Nasim left Pakistan more than 30 years ago because he couldn’t live as an openly gay man. We’ll find out whether anything has changed for gay men in Pakistan since he left.

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