Global Family recognizes that grassroots safehouses are a critical life saving resource for LGBTQI refugees escaping the threat of violence and persecution.

Safe Place supports safe houses and other initiatives to provide  emergency food, shelter and referrals around the world through funding provided by the Rising Foundation.

 

The Global Family program has supported Rohingya refugee windowed mothers in Bangladesh, Single African Mothers in Istanbul, LGBTQI rights activist in Nepal and India and currently supports a network of LGBTQI Safe Houses across Africa, Greece, Turkey and Latin America .

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Aman

Since 2017 and up until April of 2019, the Aman shelter provided a home, a community, and training to help more than 100 of Istanbul’s most vulnerable refugees, homeless LGBTQ+ individuals, get back on their feet.

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FLBQR

Foundation for Lesbian Bisexual and Queer Refugees (FLBQR) is a non-profit organization for lesbian, bisexual, and queer women refugees in Kenya.

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LAMBDA

LAMBDA is active since 2010, working to promote the social and economic inclusion of the LGBTQI population in Guatemala.

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RAFASA

Formed in 2019, the non-profit Rainbow Family Support and Advocacy – Africa (RaFaSA) was founded for and by LGBTQIA refugees and asylum seekers to support LBGTQIA refugee/asylum seeker parents and their children.

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Rella Women's Foundation

A program that inspires and motivates more LBQ individuals to join the experience of the women’s, LGBTIQ and youth movement Uganda.

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Casa La Banda

Casa La Banda was born in Mexico City, serving as a shelter for refugees and the LGBTQI+ community.

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Give Luv Outernational (GLO)

Give Luv Outernational (GLO) is a US based non-profit organization supporting displaced families in Greece and Turkey with a focus on food and shelter.

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Let's Walk Uganda

Let’s Walk Uganda is a local non-profit organization based in Kampala, Uganda.

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RISO

Refugee Independence Support Organisation (RISO) is a collective based in Nairobi, Kenya, created to address the problems faced by the LGBTQI refugee community in the region.

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CoSIR

Community Support Initiative for Refugees (CoSIR) is a nonprofit supporting LGBTQI refugees living in Nairobi.

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Happy Family Youth Uganda

Formed in April 2016, Happy Family Youth Uganda is a non profit organization actively working to ensure the safety of the LGBTQI community of Uganda

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PASSOP

PASSOP is a community-based, non-profit human rights organisation devoted to protecting and fighting for the rights of asylum seekers, refugees, and immigrants in South Africa.

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Refugee Enterpreneur Empowerment and Advocacy

Empower Refugees through Entrepreneurship and Skills Development. Business Start-Ups in East Africa. Advocates for LGBTQQ refugee and asylum seeker rights.

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