Across the globe, we have been restlessly watching the devastating effects of the war currently unfolding across Ukraine. This is of course a tragedy for all of the Ukrainian citizens; In this episode of Transmission we will be focusing on the impact this has had on the LGBTQ+ community in Ukraine. We have medical anthropologist and expert, Dr. Jack Lopez here to help us navigate the subject. Links in bio to the episode and how to support Ukraine. We stand with Ukraine 🇺🇦 Here are links to helps support the effort in Ukraine: https://www.stonewall.org.uk/our-work/campaigns/how-you-can-support-lgbtq-ukrainians, https://www.ilga-europe.org/support-lgbti-people-ukraine, https://tgeu.org/support-ukraine/. Here is a link to support LGBTQ+ refugees across the world: https://www.stonewall.org.uk/about-us/news/lgbtq-refugees-are-some-most-vulnerable-people-planet-here%E2%80%99s-what-we-do-help. Here are some links to various websites referenced in the episode: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2022/mar/22/i-will-not-be-held-prisoner-the-trans-women-turned-back-at-ukraines-borders, https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/europe-s-10-most-lgbtq-friendly-countries-n1207761, https://www.them.us/story/gay-dating-app-romeo-ukrainian-refugees, https://www.euronews.com/culture/2022/03/17/they-are-scared-to-travel-the-obstacles-faced-by-lgbt-ukrainians-fleeing-war.