Parisa is from the island of Kish, in Iran's Persian Gulf. She now lives in Aarhus, Denmark. Here she works in her local church, where she is a regular attendee, and also training to be a priest. Parisa received political asylum in Denmark due to her sexuality, which she describes as bi-fluid. She's attending Danish language classes, is an active member of the LGBTI community, focused particularly on helping and highlighting issues affecting LGBTI asylum seekers.