Publications

Journal Articles on Queer Asylum in Europe

Tschalaer, M. 2020. Waiting for LGBTQI+ Asylum Seekers in Germany: A Form of State Control and Resistance.  Political and Legal Anthropology Review.  

Tschalaer, M. 2020. Victimhood and Femininity in Black Lesbian Asylum Cases in Germany. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2020.1772735.

Tschalaer, M. 2019. Queer Spaces: The Sexual Asylum Story. In: Authenticity and Feedback. Berlin: Diaphanes. 8/9. 

Tschalaer. M. 2019. Queere Räume: Die Sexualisierte Asylgeschichte. In: Authenticity and Feedback. Berlin: Diaphanes. 8/9.

Tschalaer, M. 2019. Between Queer Liberalisms and Muslim Masculinities. LGBTQI+ Muslim Asylum Assessment in Germany. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 43 (7). DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2019.1640378

Held, N. 2019. “Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Claims of Asylum in Germany: Intersectional legal, social and methodological challenges”, in Refugees & Queers: Forschung und Bildung an der Schnittstelle von LSBTTIQ, Fluchtmigration und Emanzipationspolitiken, Carolin Küppers/ Bundesstiftung Magnus Hirschfield (ed.).Bielefeld: transcript, 53-80. 

Dalla, M. 2019. “Queer and Here!“, Gunda Werner Institute.

Dustin, M/ Held, N. 2018. “In or out? A Queer Intersectional Approach to ‘Particular Social Group’ Membership and Credibility in SOGI asylum claims in Germany and the UK”, in GenIUS –Rivista di studigiuridici sull’orientamento sessuale e l’identità di genere, special issue on International Protection and SOGI, No. 2, 74–87. 

Ferreira N., Danisi C., Dustin M., Held N. 2018. ‘The reform of the Common European Asylum System: Fifteen recommendations from a Sexual Orientation and GenderIdentity Perspective‘, SOGICA/University of Sussex.

Blog Posts

Held, N. and Tschalaer, Mengia. 2019.  Better Legal and Social Support Needed for LGBTQI+ People Seeking Asylum in Germany. Mobilities and Migration Bristol Blog. 31.October.  

​Tschalaer, M. 2019. Conforming to stereotypes to gain asylum in Germany. Mobilities and Migration Bristol Blog. 12. August.  

News Articles

Tschalaer, M. 2020. Fehlender Schutz für Schwarze lesbische Geflüchtete. Tagesspiegel. 23. June.

Nina Held, Mengia Tschalaer and Danijel Ćubelic. 2020. Coronavirus exacerbates LGBTQI refugees’ isolation and trauma. Al Jazeera. 22. April. 

​Nina Held, Mengia Tschalaer and Danijel Ćubelic. 2020. „Ich habe mich noch nie einsamer gefühlt“. Tagesspiegel. 30. March. (This article appeared in the print version of the Tagesspiegel under the title “Mein Leben ist eingefroren” on 6. April 2020)

Tschalaer, M. and Nina Held. 2019. LGBTQI+ asylum claimants face extreme social isolation in Germany. openDemocracy. 26. November. 

Tschalaer, M. 2019. Black lesbians denied asylum in Germany. openDemocracy.14. August.

Video on COVID-19 and Queer Asylum

Video on COVID-19 and queer asylum produced by Ibrahim Willeke (Panelist at the “COVID-19 and Queer Asylum” virtual symposium).