Videos

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.

Paul's Story

In Jamaica, Paul is ostracized by his  neighbors for being openly gay. He tries to flee to the United Kingdom, but will he make it into the country?

 

Version française de “Nulle part où me réfugier”

Versión española de “Ningún lugar adónde huir”

Lukela's Story

Lukela is cast out of Zimbabwe after being outed as a lesbian. She soon finds life in South Africa to be as difficult as back in her homeland. 

Version française de “Nulle part où me réfugier”

Versión española de “Ningún lugar adónde huir”

Marwan's Story

Marwan is violently attacked while walking in his Iraqi city and his lover is killed. He flees to Syria, but how long can he stay there when his reason for seeking refuge is not accepted?

Version française de “Nulle part où me réfugier”

Versión española de “Ningún lugar adónde huir”

Naheed's Story

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. 

Version française de “Nulle part où me réfugier” 

Versión española de “Ningún lugar adónde huir”

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.