Youth Guide:

Links

Here we have put together a list of links to other organisations and associations that work with asylum and/or lgbtq issues.

Amnesty International Sverige

Amnesty works both with refugee issues and LGBTQ rights. Amnesty is in several locations in Sweden.

FARR, The Swedish Network of Refugee Support Groups

There is a lot of information about asylum law on FARR’s website. There is also the brochure Good Advice for Asylum Seekers in several different languages. This brochure also contains information for LGBTQ people.

No one is illegal, IMäI

IMäI is a network that provides practical support for people forced to go underground after having their asylum application refused. IMäI is in several locations in Sweden.

Red Cross

The Red Cross provides support, information and care for immigrants and refugees. You can get help, for example, with research, reuniting families and advice. The Red Cross is in several locations in Sweden.

Rädda Barnen

Rädda Barnen (Save the Children Sweden) offers support and treatment for newly arrived children. Rädda Barnen’s work is based on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and they work to enable all children to have their rights respected. Rädda Barnen is in several locations in Sweden.

Swedish Refugee Advice Centre

The Refugee Advice Centre offers free legal advice to asylum seekers, legal representatives, trustees, contact persons and other affected people by telephone or email. They also represent asylum seekers.

Egalia

Egalia is an open space run by RFSL Stockholm for LGBTQ teens from 13 to 19 who meet twice a week. At Egalia, you can hang out, chill or chat with other LGBTQ teens.

Transformering

Transformering is a webpage run by RFSL Ungdom (Swedish Youth Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer) with a lot of information, including about trans, sex and relationships. There is also a support email address where you can get in touch if your have questions about trans issues, gender identity, health and relationships.

Pegasus

This is a project within RFSL Ungdom (Swedish Youth Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer) aimed at LGBTQ people between 15 and 25 who have thoughts about sex for payment. On the website your can chat anonymously with Pegasus twice a week.

Youmo

A website from UMO for young newcomers between the ages of 13 and 20 about the body, sex and living together, equality and physical health. Youmo is available in Swedish, Arabic, Dari, Somalian and Tigrinya.

Posithiva Gruppen

Posithiva gruppen is for you who are living with hiv. Among other things they offer support and meetingplaces. There is also a youth group.

RFSU

RFSU works with sexual education. They have developed short information films in different languages about the body and sex.

1177 Vårdguiden

Here you can read about most things that has to do with health, the body and sickness.

 

Have we missed anything out? Email us on newcomers@rfslungdom.se