Writing About LGBTQ+ Migrants and Refugees
LGBTQ+ Writers Committee and partners give guidance on authentic representation.
With more than 26,400,000 refugees around the world, it’s estimated that more than 1,000,000 are LGBTQ+. The U.S. is one of the countries that accepts refugees through refugee resettlement programs—despite the decimation of said programs under the Trump administration and their continuing neglect under the Biden administration—and the U.S. currently has a goal of settling 125,000 refugees this year. But so far, less than 9,000 refugees from countries all over the world have been settled in the U.S. this year.
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