How does Covid-19 affect LGBTQI+ Refugees and Asylum Seekers?

The Queer European Asylum Network released this video on World Refugee Day, 20. June 2020, to draw attention to the situation of a particular vulnerable and invisible group among refugees in Europe.

This virtual performance by the theatre company ice&fire features a reading of first-hand accounts of LGBTQI+ people’s experiences of seeking refuge in the UK and going through the UK asylum process. 

Watch this powerful film which tells the story of QUEAN member Anbid. As an LGBTQI activist he narrowly escaped death in his home country of Bangladesh and had to flee to Germany. Released by SOGICA on 19. June 2020.