Editor’s note: This segment contains mentions of sexual assault and harassment.
In the year since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, many LGBTQ+ Afghans have fled the country. Had they stayed, they would face sexual violence, torture and death.
Here & Now's Deepa Fernandes hears from an LBGTQ+ refugee and Bridget Crawford, Legal Director of Immigration Equality, an organization working with LGBTQ+ Afghan refugees.
This segment aired on October 24, 2022.