In the lead up to Refugee Week, Queercafe presents a documentary highlighting the issues for LGBTQ people seeking asylum. Set in Canada, the film documents the lives of five asylum seekers fleeing the homophobic violence of their home countries. Spanning the globe, these stories come from Jamaica, Egypt, Lebanon, and other parts of the world demonstrating the struggles that face LGBT individuals due to the chance of birth. This Thursday, 7pm at Kebele.

Welcome to an open space hand crafted for reconnection and re-imagination. Off Grid is an opportunity to breathe deeply and tread lightly. This summer, join our newly indigenous tribe of builders, growers, healers and storytellers as we celebrate the beginning of an Age of Reunion. In 2014 their emerging community will open the doors of perception and glimpse Another World. This is the Great Turning and we are a People in Transition!

Carlos Saavedra has helped train thousands of undocumented students in the United States to speak out about their stories. Together they built the DREAMers movement which has won some of the biggest success in migrant rights movements in over 25 years. Hear him speak this Wednesday in Bristol.

How can the government claim to be committed to ending female genital mutilation, when they refuse to give asylum to those who are at risk of the crime? When they refuse to see it as a form of gender-based persecution from which women and girls need protecting? How can they make promises to girls in the UK, and break those promises to girls not born in the UK? Read this article to find out more.