What can you do as a queer refugee against violence and bullying?
Queer refugees who experience LGBTIQ* hostility are significantly more frequently affected by depression, stress and a lower level of life satisfaction. This tends to apply more to queer refugees in asylum centres. Queer refugees are therefore considered an especially vulnerable group in German asylum centres in accordance with the “Minimum Standards for the Protection of Refugees in Refugee Accommodation”. This makes it all the more important to press charges against perpetrators.
Charges – but against whom?
New: Publication of the Federal Office’s terminology list for language mediation in asylum procedures with reference to sexual orientation and/or gender identity (SOGI)
The new guide in Arabic, Dari, English, French, Pashto, Persian, Russian, Turkish and Urdu is an invitation to learn more about sexual and gender identities. In Germany, too, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, intersex and queer people (LGBTIQ*) experience marginalisation in their everyday lives, which needs to be addressed sensitively but clearly. Our aim with this […]
“Offer of free counselling and training for municipalities and districts on the topic of vulnerable LGBTIQ* refugees”.
Our project ” Fluchtgrund: queer – Queer Refugees Deutschland “offers free counselling and training for staff, decision-makers and volunteers in municipal accommodations, especially in the large German states where specialised counselling centres are extremely geographically dispersed. The same applies to all institutions, social institutions and municipal departments that work with LGBTQ* refugees. We have already […]