This Home Protects LGBT Asylum Seekers
Now there's a place to call home, when home isn't safe.
January 25 2018 6:37 AM EST
March 13 2019 1:27 AM EST
A house on an ordinary street just outside London is the first in the U.K. to provide a safe place to call home for LGBT asylum seekers, who are often subjected to abuse in accommodations where the government places them while their applications are being processed. There are plans for many more such houses.
"The need in the country is massive, there are hundreds of LGBTI asylum seekers every year who need a safe place to be," said Sebastian Rocca, founder of Micro Rainbow International, which set up the house. Video courtesy of Thomson Reuters Foundation.