FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 CONTACT: Kristofer Eisenla, LUNA+EISENLA media | 202-670-5747 (mobile)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Today, ORAM – Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration, a leading international non-profit organization devoted to advocating on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers, including sexual and gender minorities, launched its new website at

The new site contains information and resources for refugee professionals, including information about ORAM’s highly successful training program on working with sexual and gender minority refugees. The site also contains all of ORAM’s publications, including the organization’s latest publication – a first-of-its-kind multilingual glossary of terminology related to sexual orientation and gender identity for the international humanitarian sector.

The site also contains up-to-date information for asylum seekers and refugees and provides resources for those fleeing persecution based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

The new site contains information for refugees and professionals alike in English, French, Arabic, Spanish, Russian, Turkish and Farsi.


About Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration (ORAM) Founded in 2008, ORAM specializes in the protection of exceptionally vulnerable refugees, including LGBT refugees. A thought leader in refugee protection, we are trusted by governments, international agencies, aid organizations and refugees alike. ORAM’s essential work enables the international community to protect exceptionally vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers and safeguards the integrity of the international refugee protection system through capacity-building, cutting-edge research, innovative resources and tools. ORAM also provides refugees with legal assistance and the information they need to access refugee protection systems. You can read more about ORAM’s work by visiting the organization’s website, and social media via Facebook and Twitter.