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Dan Steiner

Co-Founder of ATLAS (Aid To LGBTQ Asylum-Seekers), independent humanitarian and activist

Co-Founder of ATLAS (Aid To LGBTQ Asylum-Seekers), independent humanitarian and activist

LGBTQ Refugees Need And Deserve Dignity

Being gay in a country where it's illegal or culturally unacceptable often means living a life in the shadows, hiding out of fear from family, friends, employers and the authorities. Many people don't even realise they can claim asylum due to sexuality and prejudiced or ignorant lawyers often fail to inform them. Sometimes, people don't even know they've arrived in a country where it's legal to identify as LGBTQ.
22/06/2017 17:07 BST