by Pastor Judy Hanlon - LGBT Asylum Support Task Force
We are supporting nine asylum seekers to the tune of about $4,000 per month. We have exhausted all grants and simply do fundraisers, from spaghetti suppers to yard sales, from “cocktails for cash” amid our wealthier supporters to letters of desperate appeals!
In his native El Salvador, Juan survived endless abuse, rape and torture for being gay. After death threats from police, he fled to the U.S., where he found his salvation. Read his compelling story -- in his own words.