The leading organisation promoting integration of LGBTI refugees in the UK. Every year, over 1,500 LGBTI people claim asylum in the UK on the basis of their sexual orientation, and/or their gender identity, and/or the way their body looks.
This activity, dancing at the Wetlands, allows LGBTI asylum seekers and refugees to use their bodies to express themselves and to heal past trauma. MRI’s social inclusion programme is a key element of our holistic approach to integration.
On 23 August 2016 HMRC provided Micro Rainbow International (MRI) with an advanced assurance that social investments in MRI to raise funding for its housing project for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) refugees should qualify for the Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) scheme
Now We Are Here tells the stories of Michael, Mir, Desmond and Tammy, four asylum seekers and refugees living in the UK who are LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex). Expectations of England, a hoped-for
Weather the storm Micro Rainbow International recently established a pilot peer support program for LGBTI refugees and asylum seekers in the United Kingdom called Weather the Storm. This pilot was received with early enthusiasm and
For IDAHOT 2015’s (International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia) theme “LGBTI Youth” we’ve chosen to highlight some of the challenges facing LGBTI youth living in poverty by interviewing service providers working with this struggling population Jill Power