“I fear for my safety if I am forced to return to my country of birth because of my sexuality or gender identity. What advice can you give me, and where can I get help?”
The very first website you should visit to seek information and guidance is that of the UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group (UKLGIG). They provide regular meetings in London and Birmingham offering help, support and guidance.
Applying for asylum
The UK Government’s official guidance on how to apply for asylum
I need a solicitor / lawyer
Our friends at the UKLGIG have compiled a list of solicitors that may be able to provide legal aid (free legal support) to support you and your case.
Asylum advice for LGBT refugees
Peter Tatchell Foundation has produced a help article about the process and who to contact for further support
Housing or asylum seekers
Micro Rainbow are a friendly organisations who provide safe houses dedicated solely to LGBTI asylum seekers and refugees
We need your help
Please share below any websites or useful resources that may help someone in need secure safety and asylum in the UK to protect their life.