Air France to LGBT employees: Shut up and fly

In the world of political diversity one thing is certain,

Islam always trumps other groups.

Here’s more from the

Air France has resumed flights to Iran after last year’s landmark deal to curb Iranian nuclear activities, as part of larger French and European efforts to rebuild trade ties long frozen by sanctions.

Gay Air France employees also protested the Tehran flights, citing the country’s hostile views on homosexuality, Newsweek reported.

Jean Marc Quattrochi, secretary general of Union des Navigants de l’Aviation Civile (UNAC), the union representing French flight and cabin crews, told Newsweek that UNAC hasn’t been able to confirm Laurent’s identity. Quattrochi said that while the union is “sensitive to the problem” of LGBT stewards not wanting to fly to Iran, where homosexuality is punishable by death, modifying flight assignments based on sexual preferences, skin color or religion “is not acceptable for our union.”

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