“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 […]
Our new offer: Training on sexual and gender diversity a topic for teachers in integration and language courses
“Diversity welcome! Sexual orientation and gender identity in Germany – thematic companion booklet for teaching in integration courses” In the curriculum for integration courses, two hours of teaching on the topic are prescribed. These are the contents of the training for integration course leaders: An introduction to gender and sexual identities. The persecution situation in […]
Federal Ministry of the Interior abolishes behavioural prognoses for LGBTI refugees within the asylum procedure
After the Lesbian and Gay Federation in Germany (LSVD) and its partner organizations criticized the practice of the “discretion requirement” for years, the Federal Ministry of the Interior and Homeland (BMI) has now revised the asylum instructions and abolished the so-called discretion prognoses for queer refugees. From October 2022 onwards, the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) will no longer assess how dangerous it would be for queer asylum seekers if they were to return to their country of origin based on their predicted behaviour, but will always assess the risks for LGBTI persons who do not hide their sexual orientation or gender identity.