‚Gay Girl in Damascus‘ writer admits blog is fake

13.06.2011                      11.Siwan, 5771                      

Falscher Blog:

'Gay Girl in Damascus' writer admits blog is fake

Chronicles of lesbian living in Damascus were in fact written by Istanbul man; writer apologies but says site exposed truths about Assad's regime.

"Gay Girl in Damascus," an incredibly popular blog purportedly authored by a lesbian woman living in Syria, has been revealed to be a hoax.
In an entry on the blog Sunday evening, the site's true author, Tom MacMaster, published an apology to his readers and admitted that he created the avatar of Amina Arraf to draw attention to the repressive actions of Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime….