“Queer Refugees Deutschland” Participates in Online-Symposium “COVID-19 & Queer Asylum”10/06/2020
On 29 April the symposium “COVID-19 & Queer Asylum” of the network “Queer European Asylum” took place as a virtual seminar with four panels. The international conference focused on the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Refugee and non-refugee participants from the UK, Italy and Germany discussed various aspects of their work. Among them were Lilith Raza from the project “Queer Refugees Deutschland” for the Lesbian and Gay Association in Germany (LSVD) and Philipp Braun, who supports the LSVD on a voluntary basis.
Flyer in new design – material for accommodation and advice centres10/05/2020
The project “Queer Refugees Germany” has updated its advisory materials. Not only has the design been changed, but the texts have also been revised. The new counselling flyers are already available to refugees and supporters in eleven languages. The flyers can also be ordered free of charge in Arabic, German, English, French, Persian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish and Urdu.
Information about the Corona virus in Germany23/03/2020
When dealing with the Corona virus, all people in Germany have to adapt their behavior significantly. This applies to Germans and foreigners alike. Only if the number of infections is prevented from rising massively, medical assistance will be sufficient for everyone. Only if all people in Germany minimize their personal contacts will there be no stricter rules. Below you will find a number of links with reliable information on the correct behavior with regard to the Corona virus.
“Queer Refugees Deutschland” is getting involved in the federal initiative for violence prevention21/11/2019
On the 15th of November, the national initiative “Protection of refugees in refugee accommodation” held what was already its third networking meeting. The subject this time was the often massive psycho-social pressures that refugees find themselves facing in group accommodation. The LSVD (Lesbian and Gay Federation in Germany) and the “Queer Refugees Deutschland” project outlined their experience of providing support for LGBTI refugees – for whom group accommodation often represents a huge source of fear and anxiety.