About


QUA - LGBTQ Ukrainians in America

Who we are...

QUA (LGBTQ Ukrainians in America) is the first non-governmental organization of LGBTQ Ukrainians and their allies in the United States. QUA was founded in New York on August 24, 2019 by Bogdan Globa, a Ukrainian LGBTQ rights activist currently living in America, together with other Ukrainian human rights activists, including Dmytro Berezniak, Alex Burlakov, Sergiy Sibel, and Dmytro Orlovsky and Yana Slesarchuk.

What we do...

The organization is dedicated to helping LGBTQ Ukrainians address a wide range of issues, including political asylum, LGBTQ rights advocacy and promotion, community-building, and cross-cultural cooperation between American and Ukrainian LGBTQ communities. By creating a platform to share experiences, QUA hopes to foster connections between members of the community and to serve as a valuable resource.

Our areas of work:
legal help to asylum seekers;
integration of new immigrants into American society and culture;
community meetings and events;
building professional connections;
sharing experience and resources;
advocacy of the community agenda;
political lobbying of Ukrainian issues.