Newcomers Stockholm

RFSL Newcomers Stockholm is a member group at RFSL Stockholm and a social meeting place. Here you who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer or intersex and asylum seeker or new in Sweden can make social contacts and meet others with similar experiences as yourself. You can get free legal advice from an expert lawyer in LGBTQI and asylum law and you can get tested for HIV and syphilis for free.

For members within Newcomers, there are also many different activities, several with support from Länsstyrelsen Stockholm. All activities are free of charge and it’s free to join if you can not pay online. As a member, you are involved in shaping the activities together, here are some examples:

  • Art group and cultural activities
  • Summer and Pride activities
  • Parties (all our activities are alcohol free)
  • Swedish language café
  • Swedish lessons
  • Mental health support groups
  • Swimming and other sports activities
  • Sexual health and sexual rights workshops
  • Workshops and courses in the Swedish labour market and society
  • Volunteer training

Do you want to become a member of RFSL Stockholm Newcomers? Do you have questions about the activities or want to volunteer? Contact project manager Ines Anttila: ines.anttila@stockholm.rfsl.se

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RFSL Newcomers is also a network within RFSL that works nationally to strengthen the rights of newly arrived and asylum-seeking LGBTQI people who have fled to Sweden from persecution due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.