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Report: Saudi Arabia Seeking Death Penalty For Coming Out Online

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US Secretary of State John Kerry with the King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. (Photo public domain) - See more at: http://www.washingtonblade.com/2014/06/26/sexually-stifled-kingdom/#sthash.VPV7yEOn.dpuf One of our closest allies in the region is executing people for being gay. We give them billions of dollars. What are we doing? Via The Washington Blade: A published report indicates that people who come out online in Saudi Arabia could face the death penalty. Oraz, a Saudi newspaper, reported on Saturday that prosecutors in the city of Jiddah have proposed the penalty in response to dozens of cases they have prosecuted over the last six months. These include 35 people who received prison sentences for sodomy. Okaz reported that Jiddah authorities have prosecuted 50 cases in which men allegedly dressed as women. A doctor who lives in the port city on the Red Sea has been released on bail after officials arrested him for allegedly raising an LGBT Pride fl

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