In this guest blog post by one of our 2019 summer interns, Monica Kim discusses the unique challenges and discrimination faced by LGBTQ asylum seekers in immigration detention.Read More
On June 20th, 2019, AsylumConnect released a new video in honor of LGBTQ Pride Month and World Refugee Day.
In this video, LGBTQ community members and allies read anonymous stories from LGBTQ asylum seekers.
Marginalized LGBTQ youth (including those seeking asylum, the undocumented and those experiencing homelessness) can use our free resource website and app as a digital one-stop-shop to meet their needs in all aspects of their lives.Read More
Edafe Okporo, director of RDJ Refugee Shelter, shares three things he wished he knew before seeking LGBTQ asylum in the U.S. and welcomes questions from LGBTQ asylum seekers. Read on to learn what an LGBTQ asylee thinks everybody should know about applying for asylum in the U.S.
Forced into exile after becoming engaged to an American man, Michael Namelum courageously shares his history of violence, fear, discrimination, and finally, hope.Read More
Under the current hostile administration, our ability to point queer asylum seekers towards safe, LGBTQ-friendly resources is more important than ever. We've launched a crowdfunding campaign to take our resource catalog nationwide and we need your help!Read More
For LGBTQ Koreans, even in this highly charged sociopolitical context, the U.S. continues to represent safety, freedom, and a rare chance for authenticity.Read More
Our July 2017 "Team Member of the Month" is Joanna, Creative Director!Read More
LGBTQ Pride month is a time to celebrate progress, but it should also be a time to galvanize and unite against persecution faced by our LGBTQ brothers and sisters.Read More
In this segment, we focus on the African Union and 2016 as the “African Year of Human Rights.”Read More