Discrimination persists against LGBTQ+ refugees – both at home and in host countries

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06/06/2024

As countries around the globe mark Pride month, the plight of members of the LGBTQ+ community around the world continues to worsen. Gay, lesbian and trans people are often forced to flee their homes, only to face continued victimization in host countries. In the course of June and the following months, colorful Pride parades will light up the streets of global cities like Berlin, New York and London. But while the LGBTQ+ community gets to celebrate itself and its accomplishments in most of the Western world, a growing crisis is forcing many to flee their homes in large parts of the Global South.

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