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People from all over the world going through violence and inequality, in some cases they are tortured or executed for the way they look, who they love or whom they realize themselves.

Sexual orientation and gender identity are inalienable aspects of the inner essence of a person, discrimination and violation of rights on these grounds are unacceptable.

The organization which can help newcomer members of LGBT community

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1 Russian-Speaking American LGBT Group
RUSA LGBT – Russian-speaking American LGBT group, a group for communication in New York: meetings, parties, dinners, cultural and sporting events, communication, information support.

2. Lambda Legal
Here works only English speaking employee
Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

3. NYLAG
NYLAG provides free civil legal services to New Yorkers who cannot afford a private attorney.

4. Human Rights First
Human Rights First is an independent advocacy and action organization that challenges America to live up to its ideals. We believe American leadership is essential in the global struggle for human rights, so we press the U.S. government and private companies to respect human rights and the rule of law. When they fail, we step in to demand reform, accountability, and justice. Around the world, we work where we can best harness American influence to secure core freedoms.

5. HIAS

HIAS works around the world to protect refugees who have been forced to flee their homelands because of who they are, including ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities. For more than 130 years, HIAS has been helping refugees rebuild their livesin safety and dignity.

Company, which specialized in medical care and can provide a medical support

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1.The Bellevue/NYU

The Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture’s mission is to assist individuals and families subjected to torture and other human rights abuses to rebuild healthy, self-sufficient lives, and to contribute to global efforts to end torture.

2.Callen-Lorde

Callen-Lorde is the global leader in LGBTQ healthcare. Since the days of Stonewall, we have been transforming lives in LGBTQ communities through excellent comprehensive care, provided free of judgment and regardless of ability to pay. In addition, we are continuously pioneering research, advocacy and education to drive positive change around the world because we believe healthcare is a human right.

3.Blanton-Peale Institute & Counseling Center

Blanton-Peale Institute & Counseling Center provides affordable holistic mental health care in Midtown Manhattan. It amplifies this impact by training mental health professionals, leaders, and other caring people with the tools of psychology, mental health and spirituality

4.GMHC

GMHC is the world’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. Building on decades of dedication and expertise, we understand the reality of HIV/AIDS and empower a healthy life for all.

5.Sanctuary for Families

Sanctuary for Families is New York’s leading service provider and advocate for survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking and related forms of gender violence. Every year, we empower thousands of adults and children to move from fear and abuse to safety and stability, transforming lives through a range of comprehensive services and advocacy.
Also, this organization can help you with partly paying rent and can give you a medical support if you HIV-positive.

Work and education for LGBTQ representative

For those, who have work permission, exist a list of companies who can offer a job for LGBTQ-members. Among of them such huge companies as Coca-Cola, Bank of America, Microsoft, Google, Apple, Sony, Ford Motor Company etc.

In New-York you can find a legal job — just check it out on city hall site.
Also, exist special programs for gay-immigrants which can help to get education

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1.Immigration Equality

Since 1994, Immigration Equality has been proud to advocate for and represent lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ), and HIV-positive immigrants seeking safety, fair treatment, and freedom.
Immigration Equality’s work impacts both the individuals we serve and the immigration system as a whole.

2. The Asylum Sexual Minorities and HIV status

Here you can find a free attorney, seeking a law advice, find out rights and duty.

3.The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission

This company supports LGBTQ rights for all over the world. Have six office in the world. Can help you with adaptation, also on the base of this company works translators which can help you if you can’t speak English fluently.

4.The Amnesty International Out Front program

They work to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth, and dignity are denied.
Amnesty International is a global movement of millions of people demanding human rights for all people – no matter who they are or where they are. We are the world’s largest grassroots human rights organization.

5.ILGA – the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association

The world federation of national and local organizations dedicated to achieving equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people across the globe.
A website which contains a legal survey where you can search legal codes and country conditions.

6.The Human Rights Watch LGBT division and HIV division
Throughout the world, we document violations based on sexual orientation and gender identity: torture, murder and executions, arrests under unfair laws, unequal treatment, censorship, medical violations, discrimination in health, employment and housing, domestic violence, violations against children and denial of the right to family and recognition. We advocate the adoption of laws and policies that protect the dignity of everyone. We are working for a world in which all people can freely enjoy their rights.

7.Council on Global Equality

The Council for Global Equality gathered international human rights activists, foreign policy experts, LGBT leaders, philanthropists and corporate officials to encourage a clearer and stronger American voice on human rights concerns impacting LGBT communities around the globe.

The question of the sexual orientation and gender identity always was difficult to understanding. Some people still afraid to talk freely about gay or lesbian they are.

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