The Asylum Podcast, episode 1

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In the asylum podcast, we meet LGBTQI people who have come to Sweden to seek asylum. Listen to their stories about life before coming to Sweden and their experiences as asylum seekers in Sweden.





1. The home you left

Every year, thousands of LGBTQI people flee their native countries hoping to find a new home, a safe place and peace. This is the story of some LGBTQI asylum seekers’ lives before coming to Sweden. What was their everyday life like? What did they do? What dreams did they have? What was it like being an LGBTQI person in their country? What friends and family did they have? How did they come to the decision that they had to flee? What is it like seeking asylum in Sweden as an LGBTQI person?

Listen here or on Spotify.

Producer: Mireya Echeverría Quezada

Year: 2020