Ibrahim, Tiny, Tendai, Vicky&Taffy and Aldo: stories of life-long battles
Oram International 09/03/2018
These stories of life-long battles were collected by ORAM in "As I Am: Understanding the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity of Refugees" (2013), the first educational film for LGBTI asylum seekers.
Fatina, Grace, Hamid and Orashia: Stories of Bisexual Asylum Seekers
Gay Star News 19/01/2018
As part of [Gay Star News] Bi+ Manifesto season, desperate asylum seekers have shared the devastating reality in the ways they are discriminated against once they reach ‘safer shores’. [Stories collected by Joe Morgan].
Karla Avelar - A transgender activist in El Salvador has sought refuge in Ireland.
Washington Blade 17/11/2017
Approximately 600 LGBTI people have been killed in El Salvador since 1993. Karla Avelar, a transgender activist in that country was forced to seek refuge in Ireland [Story collected by Michael K. Lavers].
A transgender woman from Singapore facing compulsory military service if deported was given asylum in the UK in 2016
The Guardian 27/04/2016
In 2016 for the first time, the UK granted asylum to a transgender woman from Singapore so she would not have to go back to her country of origin and complete compulsory military service as a man.