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LGBTs form anti-ISIS brigade in Syrian Raqqa

LGBTs form anti-ISIS brigade in Syrian Raqqa
Homosexuals who claimed to be in Raqqa, raising a banner saying “These Faggots kill Fascists”

Raqqa (Syria News) A photo posted by International Revolutionary People’s Guerrilla Forces – IRPGF on social media, on Tuesday, claimed the formation of the first LGBT brigade to fight against the Islamic State group, in the Syrian city of Raqqa.

The photo that was published by the International Revolutionary People’s Guerrilla Forces – IRPGF twitter page, today, showed a number of insurgents, who claimed to be at the city of Raqqa, while raising a banner saying “These Faggots Kill Fascists!.”

Meanwhile, the IRPGF said in a statement published on its Twitter account, “We, the International Revolutionary People’s Guerrilla Forces (IRPGF) formally announce the formation of The Queer Insurrection and Liberation Army (TQILA), a subgroup of the IRPGF comprised of LGBT*QI+ comrades as well as others who seek to smash the gender binary and advance the women’s revolution as well as the border gender and sexual revolution.”

“TQILA’s members have watched in horror as fascist and extremist forces around the world have attacked the Queer community and murdered countless of our community members citing that they are “Ill”, “sick” and “unnatural,” the statement added.

“The images of gay men being thrown off roofs and stoned to death by Daesh [ISIS] was something we could not idly watch,” the statement continued. “It is also not only Daesh whose hatred for Queer, Trans, and other non-binary people that leads to religiously motivated hatred and attacks.”

It is noteworthy that the battle of Raqqa in most important offensive launched to eliminate the presence of the Islamic State and its self-proclaimed caliphate in Syria.

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