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The mission of the foundation is to provide a lifeline of resettlement support services to members of the LGBT community that seek asylum in the United States from violence and persecution in their home countries.
Panel discussion will be followed by Q&A. Light refreshments will be served. For more questions please contact Roman Sima.read more
Nearly 80 countries around the world criminalize same-sex conduct.
Where these laws are enforced, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer persons and their basic human rights are at risk. In many countries, LGBTQ youth are alone and afraid, too often the subject to arbitrary arrests, unlawful and pretrial detention, years of imprisonment, violence, and in some cases death.
Even in countries where homosexuality has been decriminalized, persons of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions, and those perceived to be deviating from the cultural norm, face discrimination and violence.
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Roman Sima December 12, 2015
“Notorious for their gruesome methods of killing, the Islamic State group reserves one of its most brutal for suspected homosexuals. Videos it has released show masked militants dangling men over the precipices of buildings by their legs to drop them head-first or tossing them over the edge. At least 36 men in Syria and Iraq have been killed by IS militants on charges of sodomy, according to the New York-based OutRight Action International, though its Middle East and North Africa coordinator, Hossein Alizadeh, said it was not possible to confirm the sexual orientation of the victims.read more
Roman Sima October 28, 2015
“Terror Monitor, a terrorism watchdog group, has posted a set of horrific photos depicting two allegedly gay men being stoned to death in Aleppo, Syria. This is just the latest in a series of killings enacted under the ISIS regime, who have called LGBTQ people the “worst of creatures.” The attack follows a similar attack in August, in which a crowd — including children — stoned two gay men to death, and a brutal attack earlier in October, in which four gay men were thrown from a rooftop to their deaths.read more