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LSVD, Queer Refugees, Aktuelles. 2020. Queer Refugees Deutschland nimmt an Online Symposium "Covid-19 and Queer Asylum" teil.
InfoMigrants. 2020. Queer refugees: LGBT+ organizations struggle to provide support amid coronavirus. 27. May. 2020
Siegessäule, 2020. COVID 19 -Pandemie verschärft Lage von queeren Geflüchteten. 30. April.
Milton, Josh. 2019. Germany is more likely to grant asylum to ‘flamboyant’ refugees. Proud Queer. 26. July.
Braidwood, Ella. 2019. Muslim LGBT refugees more likely to get asylum if they conform to ‘gay lifestyle’. Pink News. 26. July.
Dunne, Peter. 2019. Muslim LGBT+ refugees more likely to gain asylum if they 'conform to stereotypes'. Gay Community News. 26. July.
Rawles, Timothy. 2019. Muslim LGBT refugees more likely to gain asylum in Germany if they conform to stereotypes, study suggests. San Diego Gay and Lesbian News. 26. July.
Casell, Heather. 2019. Study: Gays who are out face easier path to asylum in Germany. Bay Area Reporter. 31. July.
Out in Perth. Do LGBT asylum seekers need to look and act queer? 26. July.
Outrage Magazine. 2019. LGBTQI+ refugees more likely to gain asylum if they conform to stereotypes – study. 26. July.
Mirage News. 2019. Muslim LGBTQI+ refugees more likely to gain asylum in Germany if they conform to stereotypes.26. July.
The New Arab. 2019. LGBT+ refugees denied asylum if not 'flamboyant', study says.26. July.
Queer.de. 2019. Studie: Deutsche Behörden legen bei queeren Flüchtlingen viel Wert auf Klischees. 26. July.
Mental Daily. 2019. Muslim LGBTQI+ Asylum Seekers More Successful If Conformed To Western Stereotypes.26. July.
Flüchtlingsrat. 2019. Antrophologin kritisiert Umgang des deutschen Asylsystems mit muslimischen LGBTI-Geflüchteten.29. July.
Taylor and Francis Press Release, 2019. Muslim LGBTQI+ refugees more likely to gain asylum in Germany if they conform to stereotypes, study.26. July.
All Things Queer. RTRFM 92.1. 31. July 2019.
Counternarratives & Story Telling: The Lived Experiences of CUNY Students. The intersectional experiences of working women with immigrant background at John Jay. Dr. Mengia Tschalaer in conversation with TLH Student Scholars. Andrew W. Mellon Transformative Learning in the Humanities (TLH) Faculty Fellowship. City University of New York.
‘Why does being a lesbian mother make asylum-seeking harder?’ MMB Insights and Sounds 2022. Dr Mengia Tschalaer talks to Dr Natasha Carver about her research on the difficulties of being a lesbian asylum-seeking parent, in terms of how their identity as a ‘mother’ is seen as incompatible with an asylum claim based on being a ‘lesbian’ and how their circumstances often mean they have to leave their children behind. Migration Mobilities Bristol. November 2022.
Relevanz der Istanbul-Konvention im Asylverfahren für lesbisch-queere Geflüchtete Frauen. Mengia Tschalaer in conversation with Sara Schmitter (LeTRa). June. 2021.
What Injustices do LGBTQI+ Asylum Seekers Face? Interview with Kerri Woods, Mengia Tschalaer and Clara Sandelind. Talking Migration. 7. July 2019.
New Books in Islamic Studies Podcast Series. 7. July 2017
Islam: Debating Democracy, Tolerance, and Terrorism. Asia Society, New York. 21. April 2017