Queeramnesty – human rights for LGBTQI+ worldwide

Queeramnesty Switzerland is a group of volunteers working to improve the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.

Queeramnesty Switzerland is a group a volunteers that work to improve human rights in relation to sexual orientation and gender identity. The group is part of Amnesty International Switzerland. If you are in contact with queer refugees or provide support for a queer person, Queeramnesty is a good contact, such as for problems with the asylum procedure, networking, or everyday discrimination or assault.

Asylum and queer refugees

Queeramnesty educates the general public about issues faced by LGBTQI+ asylum-seekers, and networks with asylum counselling services and other organizations. On request, Queeramnesty provides assistance in dealing with the authorities. It acts as a hub for exchanging ideas for leisure activities and runs courses on LGBTQI+ and asylum in Switzerland. There is also a

practical guide on how to provide support specifically for LGBTQI+ refugees.

Campaigning for the queer community

The group campaigns for the rights of the LGBTQI+ community with letters, appeals, press work and public relations activities.
It also lobbies governments, institutions, etc.

Queeramnesty services

  • Do you have space in your home for a queer refugee or would like to help queer refugees from Ukraine? You can find out how to help
  • Do you need help dealing with the authorities or social services? Are you looking for networking opportunities for queer refugees? Queeramnesty provides
    services for asylum-seekers
    . Consultations are confidential and available in English or other languages.
  • Do you know someone who is a victim of homophobic or transphobic violence? Queeramnesty runs a
    LGBT* helpline
    to support them.

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