Beirut, Lebanon: A Case Report of Refugees in TownsNo Rainbow, No integration: LGBTQI+ Refugees in Hiding

This case report explores the ways members of the LGBTQI+ Syrian refugee community survive in Beirut, Lebanon amidst extreme prejudice from much of the Lebanese population, the Lebanese government, and other Syrians. It describes the severe limitations to integration in Beirut for this population because of social pressures, healthcare limitations, difficulty finding livelihoods, and legal barriers. The author is a member of the LGBTQI+ refugee community who lived in Beirut.