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Berlin opens Germany’s first major gay refugee centre

Feb 24, 2016 | News

(24 February 2016) – A shelter for homosexual refugees with space for more than 120 people was opened in Berlin by an association yesterday.

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Speaking at a press conference on Monday (22 February), Marcel de Groot, who runs the Schwulenberatung advisory centre which is responsible for the project, said the Berlin shelter will house gay, lesbian and transsexual migrants.

A smaller centre with space for eight gay refugees opened on February 1 in the Bavarian city of Nuremberg, the first of its kind in Germany. (The Local DE)

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