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In this episode Mic Drop star Jared interviews Rainbow Migration’s Campaigns Manager Emma Webb about  No Pride in Detention, our campaign that calls for an end to LGBTQI+ detention and a 28-day time limit for all immigration detention.

Emma and Jared talk us through what exactly detention is, how this system works and the specific dangers it poses to LGBTQI+ people.

Content warning: This episode discusses detention experiences, structural violence, homophobia and transphobia.


Support resources:

The Right to Remain toolkit section on immigration detention

The Right to Remain zine for people at risk of detention and their supporters

Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID)’s self-help guide on how to get out of detention


More about the Mic Drop

The Mic Drop is a collaborative podcast made by members of Many Hands One Heart and Larry Achiampong. Across the episodes The Mic Drop will detail a range of subject matter from personal experiences relating to seeking asylum whilst being LGBTIQ+ through to critical conversations relating to the arts and culture.

Many Hands One Heart is a support and wellbeing project for people from the LGBTQI+ community who are seeking asylum in Liverpool.