Gay Girl Gone

Gay Girl Gone

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Of all the young revolutionaries in Syria during the Arab Spring, Amina is different. An out lesbian in a country where homosexuality is illegal, she bravely documents her life on the blog Gay Girl in Damascus. Her candid posts attract readers from around the world, and soon she has a wide, ardent following. But then a post appears saying Amina has been abducted. Her fans mobilize, desperate to track down and save their fearless heroine. What they find shocks them. Journalist Samira Mohyeddin investigates what actually happened to the infamous Gay Girl in Damascus in this 6-part series. The result is a twisted yarn that spans the globe and challenges our thinking on love, politics and identity in cyberspace. Listeners can access every episode for free weekly on Wednesdays (6 episodes total). If you want early, ad-free access, visit

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Questions & Answers

How many episodes are there of Gay Girl Gone?

There are 4 episodes avaiable of Gay Girl Gone.

What is Gay Girl Gone about?

We have categorized Gay Girl Gone as:

  • Society & Culture
  • Documentary

Where can you listen to Gay Girl Gone?

Gay Girl Gone is available, among others places, on:

  • Spotify
  • Apple Podcasts
  • Podtail
  • Google Podcasts

When did Gay Girl Gone start?

The first episode of Gay Girl Gone that we have available was released 7 November 2023.

Who creates the podcast Gay Girl Gone?

Gay Girl Gone is produced and created by CBC.