Virtual Book Launch by ARC: "We Exist: Narratives of LGBTQ+ Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Allied Rainbow Communities is proud to be launching its first book publication entitled "We Exist: Narratives of LGBTQ+ Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Malta".


This book captures real-life accounts of 4 non-EU LGBTIQ people living in Malta who have experienced discrimination, xenophobia, racism and harassment from all fronts.


This book was conceptualised after three members of ARC attended an ERASMUS+ Training hosted by Associazione GIOSEF Torino on Queer Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Migrants. Following the training course, the members engaged with a number of migrants themselves to understand their situation better.


The stories captured aims to give a voice to the silenced and shed some light on the daily challenges our LGBTIQ+ siblings face so that we may open up our minds and hearts.


Edited by Marthese Formosa and Carlos Severo Alves.

Design & Production by Clayton Mercieca.

Cover Illustration by Jasmar Cassar.

Internal Illustrations by Adrian Theuma and Daniela Attard.


Printing of publication was supported by PokerStars