Tschalaer, M. 2020. Experiences of Waiting for LGBTQI+ Asylum Claimants in Germany: A Form of State Control and Resistance. In: Maria Lis Baiochhi “Gender Politics in the Age of Patriarchal Authoritarianism”. Political and Legal Anthropology Review. (in press)

Tschalaer, M. 2020. Victimhood and Femininity in Black Lesbian Asylum Cases in Germany. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2020.1772735.

Tschalaer, M. 2020. Liebe ist ein Menschenrecht! Über Schwierigkeiten bei der Flucht von LSBTI Menschen. Archithese. 2.  

Tschalaer, M. 2019. Queer Spaces: The Sexual Asylum Story. In: Authenticity and Feedback. Diaphanes. 8/9. 

Tschalaer. M. 2019. Queere Räume: Die Sexualisierte Asylgeschichte. In: Authenticity and Feedback. Diaphanes. 8/9.


Tschalaer, M. 2019. Between Queer Liberalisms and Muslim Masculinities. LGBTQI+ Muslim Asylum Assessment in Germany. Ethnic and Racial Studies. Volume 43 Issue 07. DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2019.1640378



Tschalaer, M. 2020. Fehlender Schutz für Schwarze lesbische Geflüchtete. Tagesspiegel. 23. June.

Tschalaer, M and Nina Held. 2020. Coronavirus exacerbates LGBTQI refugees' isolation and trauma. Al Jazeera. 22. April. 

Tschalaer, M and Nina Held and Danijel Ćubelic. 2020. „Ich habe mich noch nie einsamer gefühlt“. Tagesspiegel. 30. March. (This article appeared in the print version of the Tagesspiegel under the title "Mein Leben ist eingefroren" on 6. April 2020)

Tschalaer, M. and Nina Held. 2019. LGBTQI+ asylum claimants face extreme social isolation in Germany. openDemocracy. 26. November. 

Tschalaer, M. 2019. Black lesbians denied asylum in Germany. openDemocracy. 14. August.




Held, N. and Mengia Tschalaer. 2019. Better Legal and Social Support Needed for LGBTQI+ People Seeking Asylum in GermanyMobilities and Migration Bristol Blog. 31.October.  

Tschalaer, M. 2019.  Conforming to stereotypes to gain asylum in Germany. Mobilities and Migration Bristol Blog. 12. August.  


Tschalaer. M. The Recognition of Black Lesbian Asylum Claims in Germany. 2020. 26. June. Policy Bristol. (available in German here)

Tschalaer, M. 2020. The Effects of COVID-19 on Queer Asylum Claimants in Germany. 26. June. Policy Bristol. (Available in German here)


Held,  Nina and Mengia Tschalaer. 2019. Queer Asylum in Germany. Better Visibility and Access to Legal and Social Support Needed for LGBTQI+ People Seeking Asylum. Policy Brief, 26. October. Policy Bristol.

Held, Nina and Mengia Tschalaer. 2019. Queeres Asyl in Deutschland: Bessere Sichtbarkeit und besserer Zugang zu rechtlicher und sozialer Unterstützung für LSBTQI* Geflüchtete. Politisches Positionspapier vom 26. Oktober. Policy Bristol. 

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