ADDED ON: 06/27/2018

What Life is Really Like for LGBTI Refugees in Ukraine

06/26/2018 | Dazed

“When the war, started life for anyone who was ‘different’ became more dangerous,” Dasha, now 23, tells Dazed. Dasha is one of the nearly 1.6 million people estimated by the United Nations to be displaced by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, which has claimed over 10,000 lives and has inflicted a humanitarian crisis. Since pro Russian separatists took control of Donbas, rights activists say life has become much more precarious for the LGBT community.


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