Longreads: Malia Politzer on African LGBTI asylum seekers

Former ICWA fellow Malia Politzer (Spain, 2013-2015) reports on African LGBTI asylum seekers getting stuck in hostile countries and environments. “It’s illegal to be gay in 35 countries in Africa, four of which employ the death penalty as punishment. That’s why people like Ismail are fleeing their countries in search of safety…” she writes.

Read the full article here.

Illustration by Eric Chow.