As yet, there are no published outcome evaluations of programs or practices specifically for LGBTQ refugees. Existing best practice recommendations are based on stakeholder consensus.
- Three separate stakeholder consensus reports all yield similar recommendations for addressing the unique needs of this population. All recommendations revolve around creating a “safe space” through specific practices.
Evidence suggests that young LGBTQ people of immigrant origin may benefit from structured peer support.
- Immigrant students in groups where both LGBTQ and immigration issues were discussed felt greater hope and perceived peer validation.
There is a need for implementation and evaluation of programs and practices specifically for LGBTQ refugees.