Best of Eric Cervini: Protecting LGBTQ+ Asylum Seekers With Edafe Okporo

From Dr. Eric Cervini: This is the most important, urgent interview I have ever conducted: our collective human decency as a country is at risk. Edafe Okporo (@edafeokporo), Executive Director of RDJ Refugee Shelter (@rdjrefugee), explains that we have ONE (1) week to prevent the current administration from implementing new rules that would bar threatened LGBTQ+ asylum seekers from even having the *chance* to find protection in the United States. . Thank you once again @edafeokporo for shining a light on this issue. To learn more about his story, read his book, BED 26: A Memoir of an African Man's Asylum." ABOUT DR. ERIC CERVINI: He is an award-winning historian of LGBTQ+ politics and culture. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College and received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Gates Scholar. As an authority on 1960s gay activism, Cervini serves on the Board of Directors of the Harvard Gender and Sexuality Caucus and on the Board of Advisors of the Mattachine Society of Washington, D.C., a nonprofit dedicated to the preservation of gay American history. His award-winning digital exhibitions have been featured in Harvard’s Rudenstine Gallery, and he has presented his research to audiences across America and the United Kingdom. He lives in Los Angeles with his two plants, Coco Montrese and Fig O’Hara. To learn more visit: