During the past few weeks you may have read stories on LGBT Asylum News from, amongst other countries, Venezuela, Malawi, Kenya, Ireland, Qatar, Iran, Bahrain, Morocco, Mexico, Sierra Leone, Russia, Nigeria, Bahamas and Uganda. You could have read about developments for asylum seekers and refugees in Europe, France, Italy, USA, Sweden, the UK, South Africa, Scotland, Canada, Poland, Japan, Wales, Ukraine and Australia. And you may have seen original stories from a number of contributors.
Our content is read by thousands of people like you every week and as you may have noticed our stories regularly appear elsewhere, both on blogs and in mainstream outlets. This month, one of our stories on homophobia in Nigeria's football federation sparked an international campaign. And we do a lot of work behind the scenes, offering advice and help. Apparently we are:
"An important, valuable source for news and information on LGBT refugee issues; reporting on the plight of LGBT people in the 'global south,' which other news and asylum outlets have frequently neglected." - says Peter Tatchell.We also work behind the scenes helping individuals directly or through referral and other help. People like Robert Segwanyi and, currently, David Mugwera.
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