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The Daily Beast - Women in the World
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June 19, 2013

“My first insight of who I am was that I am a sin, inside and out, and that I’m better dead than alive,” Shrouk al-Attar told The Daily Beast less than one month after she was granted sexual asylum in the United Kingdom.

Many have reported feeling pressure to "prove their sexuality" when seeking sexual asylum, which leads many to ask why people don't discuss asylum reform for LGBT immigrants.