Arsham Parsi

Arsham Parsi is the founder and executive director of the Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees. His work has earned him several human rights awards including the 2008 Felipa de Souza Award from the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission and the 2008 Pride Toronto Award.

  • Exiled for Love

    The Journey of an Iranian Queer Activist

    By Arsham Parsi and Marc Colbourne     March 2015

    Finalist for the 2016 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Memoir/Biography All orders of Exiled for Love are 30% off. Use discount code exiled30 during checkout

    A fast-paced memoir of Arsham Parsi, a queer Iranian activist who was forced to flee his country under threat of execution for his work in fighting human rights abuses against LGBT individuals in Iran.

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    A Roseway Book