Rights of Passage
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Miremba, a Ugandan woman forced to leave her girlfriend and marry. Izzuddin, a Malay man whos scholarship is removed when his sexuality is revealed. Hamed, an Iranian man who is told by the British Home Office that he is not gay. In their countries they are defined and oppressed based on their sexuality, in England their identity is denied without evidence. They are all asylum seekers, they are all LGBT+, and their stories are all true. Persecuted in their countries, their oppression doesnt end when they come to England. Their voices are taken away from them.