Brazil

In our report, we indicate that when poverty is combined with multiple forms of discrimination...

Cambodia

We travelled to Cambodia and we learned about the many levels of discrimination endured by LGBT people...

United Kingdom

1,300 LGBT people are granted asylum annually in the UK with the majority quickly falling below the poverty line...

Latest news

Moud Goba joins MRI as LGBTI Refugees Mentor

September 18, 2014: We are delighted to announce that Moud Goba is joining our team part-time as LGBTI Refugees’ Mentor. Moud is a Zimbabwean lesbian refugee living in the UK.  She has over 15 years’ experience in both working with LGBTI communities and running small businesses.  Moud is passionate about...

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Jim Ambrose joins MRI as the new Social Media and Communications Strategist

August 2, 2014: We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Ambrose to our small but growing, international team.  Jim joins us in the role of part-time Social Media and Communications Strategist. Jim is a communication professional and intersex activist.  He has over five years’ experience in...

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Press Release: New report shows that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans (LGBT) people in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) are more likely to become or remain poor

June 26, 2014: Micro Rainbow International (MRI), a pioneering enterprise set up to address the situation of poverty of LGBTI people worldwide, is happy to launch its new report entitled “LGBT people living in poverty in Rio de Janeiro”[1]. MRI is particularly pleased to launch this report on the occasion of...

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UN HRC 26 – Statement on the Human Rights of Migrants, June 2014

June 23, 2014: COC Nederland joined by International Lesbian and Gay Association Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants Delivered by Richie Maitland Watch the statement being delivered on the video below (see video from 37 minutes) Mr President, This statement...

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