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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Sexual Minority Refugees and Poverty in the UK: Preliminary Findings

August 27, 2013: Welcome to this new blog post of Micro Rainbow International (MRI).  In this post we share some preliminary findings of our research into the situation of poverty of lesbian and gay refugees in the UK.  We concentrated the analysis on two cities, London and Manchester, and interviewed 50 lesbian...

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Entrepreneurial aspirations of LGBT people living in poverty in Brazil – PART I

August 15, 2013: Welcome to our new Micro Rainbow International (MRI) blog post in which we aim to keep you informed about the progress of our research into the situation of poverty for LGBT people in Rio de Janeiro. We are in the process of analyzing the data of our fieldwork, which involved consulting with just...

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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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