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...

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“I was tied upside down on a bridge for almost an hour”: episodes of discrimination of LGBT people in Brazil.

July 15, 2013: Micro Rainbow International is undertaking research into the situation of poverty of LGBT people in Brazil. We have consulted with almost 50 LGBT people in Rio de Janeiro and are currently drafting a report, to be published in the second half of the year.  In the meantime, we wanted to share with...

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Majorie Marchi: improving the lives of trans* people in Rio de Janeiro

July 1, 2013: Welcome to a new blog post from Micro Rainbow International.  In this post we would like to introduce one of our partners in Brazil who made an outstanding contribution facilitating our interviews with LGBT people living in poverty in Rio de Janeiro. Majorie Marchi is the President of...

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Thoughts of a Jamaican, a lesbian, and a refugee in the UK

June 21, 2013: Micro Rainbow International decided to commemorate Refugee Week by giving a voice to some of the thoughts that LGBTI refugees often have but do not always have the courage to express for fear of being seen as ungrateful towards the country that gave them safety or of being judged.  This is what a...

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On the occasion of World Refugee Day, 20th June 2013

June 18, 2013: World Refugee Day was established by the United Nations in 2000 to honour the courage, strength and determination of those who are forced to flee their homes under threat of persecution, conflict and violence. On this day we want specifically to acknowledge the many LGBTI people around the world...

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