Analysis Tunisia's Openness Put to the Test With Gay Presidential Candidate

Post-Arab Spring Tunisia is a symbol of Middle East optimism. But is it ready for the candidacy of Mounir Baatour?

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Nothing like this has ever happened in an Arab country. Mounir Baatour, An openly gay 48-year-old man, announced that he intends to run for president of Tunisia in the November 10 elections. Baatour, who is...