The Challenges Facing LGBTQI+ Refugees in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya
ORAM and Rainbow Railroad conducted in-depth research into the conditions facing LGBTQI+ asylum seekers and refugees in Kakuma Refugee Camp in northern Kenya. Join us for this panel discussion as we talk in-depth about the report, our recommendations, and the lived experiences of LGBTQI+ refugees in Kakuma Camp.
#RefugeeRainbow Holiday Extravaganza A Virtual Talent Show
ORAM presents the #RefugeeRainbow Holiday Extravaganza – A Virtual Talent Show. With guests from around the world, including director and screenwriter, Silas Howard, actress and model, Dominique Jackson and members of the LGBTIQ refugee community.
Craig Paris meets Dominique Jackson
Listen to Dominique Jackson’s inspiring story about her personal journey of overcoming a number of challenges and always looking for the light.
ORAM’s COVID-19 Response: Empowerment Programs
Hear ORAM’s Executive Director, Steve Roth speak about ORAM’s COVID-19 response in Tijuana and the exciting new digital storytelling workshops, English lessons and CV classes ORAM is providing LGBTIQ asylum seekers along the border.
ORAM’s COVID-19 Response: Sanitation Supplies
Hear ORAM’s Executive Director, Steve Roth speak about how ORAM is supporting LGBTIQ asylum seekers and refugees in Kenya and Mexico with urgent sanitation supplies to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
No Place for Me: The Struggles of Sexual and Gender Minority Refugees
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) urban refugees in Uganda, the United States, and South Africa tell their stories in their own powerful and authentic voices.
Check out also the 10-min preview.
Naheed’s father kicks her out of the house after eavesdropping on her and her girlfriend. She and her lover try to flee to Turkey, but the girlfriend is intercepted. Naheed makes it, but faces an uphill struggle.
As I Am: Understanding the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity of Refugees
“As I Am” is the first educational film specifically developed to allow lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) refugees to tell the stories of their dire struggles in their own voices, to make the journey safer for those who follow.