LGBTI equality and human rights in Europe and Central Asia

Soudeh Rad

Soudeh Rad is a queer feminist bisexual Iranian immigrant, who arrived in Europe 27 years ago and has been living France for 18 years now.

President of a French queer feminist NGO, she co-founded Spectrum after years of activism in the French and Iranian queer and feminist movements.  Soudeh holds a BSc in Applied Mathematics and Masters degrees in Change Management and Research in Management Science. 

Soudeh has been working as an activist, researcher and freelance journalist on human rights, digital rights and SOGISC based discriminations, with a focus on LGBTI individuals from or living in the MENA region, since 2008.