Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies

Rights of Passage: A talk about LGBT asylum seekers in the UK

by playwright and lesbian comiedienne Clare Summerskill

Clare playing guitar

In this presentational talk Clare discusses issues which her play Rights of Passage addresses, including the situation of LGBT rights internationally, legal criteria which allow LGBT people who are persecuted in their home country to seek asylum in other nations, and Home Office interview questioning methods which ask people to ‘prove’ that they are gay.

Rights of passage

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WEDNESDAY 15 FEBRUARY 1-2PM

SILVERSTONE 121