City Presents Human Rights Speakers Series Panel: ‘Anti-LGBTQ Policies in Iran’


The City of West Hollywood presents a free Human Rights Speakers Series virtual panel discussion: Anti-LGBTQ Policies in Iran. This live streamed virtual panel discussion will focus on anti-LGBTQ laws and policies in Iran and how they have affected the culture and everyday life of LGBTQ Iranians living in Iran and abroad.

The panel discussion will take place and will be livestreamed on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at 6 p.m. Registration is requested via Eventbrite by clicking here. A website URL link to the livestream will be sent to those who register.

The discussion panel will include Shervin Khorramian, RAHA; Omid Iravanipour, Queer Kadeh; Ally Bolour, Bolour / Carl Immigration Group, APC; and Mehrnoush Ahmadi, 6Rang. City of West Hollywood Councilmember Sepi Shyne will moderate the discussion.

The City of West Hollywood’s Human Rights Speakers Series brings together diverse communities to learn about and discuss global, national, and local human rights issues in a supportive environment. The series reflects the City’s commitment to human rights and core value of Respect and Support for People.
For additional information about the Human Rights Speakers Series, please visit

The City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division delivers a broad array of arts programs including Art on the Outside (temporary public art), City Poet Laureate, Drag Queen Story Hour, Free Theatre in the Parks, Grants, Holiday Programming, Human Rights Speaker Series, Library Exhibits, National Poetry Month, One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival, Summer Sounds + Winter Sounds, Urban Art (permanent public art), and WeHo Reads.

The City of West Hollywood remains in a declared local emergency in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. West Hollywood City Hall is open for in-person transactions by appointment; to make an appointment, visit City Hall services remain accessible by phone at (323) 848-6400 and via the City’s website at City of West Hollywood coronavirus information is available at

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