Global Roundtable charts joint action for protection of forcibly displaced LGBTIQ+ people

Joint Press Release by UNHCR and UN Independent Expert on Protection Against Violence and Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

29 Jun 2021

More concerted action needed to better protect LGBTIQ+ people forced from home

7 Jun 2021

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi's message on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

17 May 2021

'I'm not going to hide what I am anymore'

When a criminal gang targeted Ana and Paula's* teenage daughter and son, the family ran for their lives.

17 May 2021

Death of transgender asylum seeker in Guatemala highlights increased risks and protection needs for LGBTI community

6 Aug 2020

For Salvadoran LGBTI people, "At the moment, it's riskier than ever"

A transgender activist speaks with Mexican actor Alfonso Herrera about how the LGBTI community in El Salvador is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.

26 Jun 2020

Canada's Samra Habib champions the rights of LGBTI refugees

The photographer, author and activist reflects on growing up fast as child refugee in Toronto – and why she fights for equality and 'a sense of belonging'.

17 May 2020

In their host countries, two LGBTI refugees from Venezuela start new lives

LGBTI refugees often face a long road to safety. But for a gay man and a transwoman from Venezuela, building new lives in their host countries represented a 'rebirth.'

17 May 2020

Trans woman defies danger to champion LGBTI rights in El Salvador

Bianka Rodríguez, named regional winner for the Americas for the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award, champions the transgender community's rights.

18 Sep 2019