The Rainbow Asylum Rights Experience (RARE) is a research program that documents LGBTQIA+ asylum seekers' experiences globally. Safe Place International in partnership with International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA), and Positive Voice has conducted 2 research projects:
Illusion of Solidarity: The EU Asylum Process
This research highlights the challenges in the EU asylum system for LGBTQIA+ asylum seekers to obtain refugee status, and also gives recommendations to combat these challenges. The project involves qualitative research through virtual interviews and second-stage desk research.
Mapping Vulnerabilities of LGBTQIA+ Refugees & Asylum Seekers in Greece
This research highlights the challenges of LGBTQIA+ refugees and asylum seekers in Greece. The project involves qualitative research through virtual interviews with community members and leaders, in partnerships with ILGA and Positive Voice.