LGBT-FAN Blog

Well being, Stress, and the Unexpected Challenges of Seeking Asylum

On 19 April 2017, LGBT-FAN hosted a public call entitled “Wellbeing, Stress, and the Unexpected Challenges of Seeking Asylum,” led by Jamila Hammami of QDEP, and Dr. S.N. Nyeck of Canterbury Christ Church University. (Scheduled speaker Dr. Yavar Moghimi of Whitman Walker was unfortunately unable to participate at the last … Continue reading

Pride Source: What Next? The Election, Asylum & LGBT Rights

The LGBT-FAN post-election conference call was featured in Pride Source’s article: What Next? The Election, Asylum & LGBT Rights. The article highlights the main points of the teleconference which was led by LGBT FAN committee member Siobhan McGuirk. The full audio and transcript of the conference call can be found here. Continue reading

What’s Next? LGBT Asylum Conference Call

On 29 November 2016, LGBT-FAN hosted a conference call on the possible implications of a Trump presidency for immigrant and LGBT rights, and other, related issues that could potentially impact our diverse community.   The conversation was led by Sharita Gruberg (Center for American Progress), Beni DeDieu Luzau (LGBTI Caucus … Continue reading

Vote Dammit! Is it possible to care about LGBT Asylum Seekers and not vote?

Written by: Max Niedzwiecki, Louisiana Voter Is it possible to care about LGBT asylum seekers and skip voting in this election? I’m talking about people who are eligible to vote in the November 8th US election, of course. If you are not registered to vote yet, do it NOW. In some states, your … Continue reading

Asylees and Asylum Seekers Now Eligible: Upwardly Global Job Services

Upwardly Global expands their program to include asylees and asylum seekers looking to get into the job market. LGBT Freedom and Asylum Network is proud to announce that after months of working together with Upwardly Global, an organization that links experienced professionals with the best companies, Upwardly Global services are … Continue reading

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