Jay Paul Deratany - Thought-Provoking Playwright

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Jay Paul Deratany lives and works in Chicago as a successful attorney and social activist. Jay Paul Deratany has received the Ekroth Award in recognition of a lawsuit.

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Jay Paul Deratany Thought-Provoking Playwright

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Jay Paul Deratany Jay Paul Deratany lives and works as a legal professional in Chicago. He’s also a playwright producer and actor whose hit play Haram Iran was nominated for a GLAAD Theater Award.

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Jay Paul Deratany “So what inspired me to write Haram Iran is that I came across the story of two boys aged fifteen sixteen in Iran that were executed for being gay” Jay Paul Deratany explained during an interview. “And as a human rights activist and individual who has fought for children’s rights for many years I was horrified by this story. And I’m horrified by the continual abuse to LBGT individuals throughout the world and I want to bring greater awareness to that. And I hope you’ll become aware of it too once you see this play.”

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Jay Paul Deratany Mr. Deratany’s play is having the impact he intended too – a testament to his ability as a writer. Reviewers have called it “A stunning portrayal of human rights injustice… A very moving portrayal of real events that took place.”

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