When Coming Out is a Death Sentence - TalkStory Podcast Available

This podcast is a recording from "When Coming Out Is a Death Sentence: Policy Strategies to Address the Persecution of Women & LGBT Persons Under ISIS and in Iraq," a discussion held at the CUNY School of Law.

Speakers include:
Yanar Mohammed - Director, the Organization for Women's Freedom in Iraq (OWFI), www.owfi.info/
Yifat Susskind - Executive Director, MADRE, www.madre.org/
Majid - Iraqi Human Rights Activist
Amir Ashour - Iraqi LGBT Rights Activist, Founder of IraQueer, iraqueer.org
Lisa Davis - Clinical Professor of Law, CUNY Law School
Moderated by: Jessica Stern - Executive Director, OutRight Action International

You can read more by visiting OutRight's website:

"A Conversation About Human Rights Abuses in Iraq Under ISIS"

"Exposing Persecution of LGBT Individuals in Iraq"

"First-Ever U.N. Security Council Briefing on Violence Against LGBTI People: Focus on ISIS in Iraq and Syria"

Recording and Production - M.J. Moneymaker
Editing - Flora Wolpert Checknoff
Intro/Outro Voiceover - Indraja Saroha