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By Peter ‘Souleo’ Wright | October 29, 2014

Caroline Dessert, the new executive director of Immigration Equality [IE], may have just started in her role but she is already beaming with pride at the work of the organization, which provides direct legal services to and advocacy for LGBT and HIV-positive asylum seekers.

“There is no other organization like this. We serve the most vulnerable members like asylum seekers and women that survived horrific gender based violence, rape in detention centers, forced marriages and female genital mutilation,” she said at the organization’s women-centered celebration and fundraiser, Shine.

Read the full article at Huffington Post.