Their office serves as a cultural house and a service center, where they regularly hold events, meetings, lectures and art exhibitions. Samtökin ‘78 is a place where queer people come for support, to meet other queer people. Samtökin ‘78 serves queer refugees and applicants for International Protection Samtökin ‘78 offers fee legal assistance on the rights of queer people. Their lawyer specializes in the rights of queer people and can assess whether you need to file a court case or provide other advice. Samtökin ’78 offers free social counselling to queer people, their families and professionals. Our counsellors have extensive experience working with queer people. The counselling is free of charge and fully confidential. No issue is too big or too small to discuss with them.
Samtökin ‘78 is a queer interest and activism association that has existed in Iceland since 1978, giving us our name. Our purpose is to ensure that lesbians, gay, bisexual, asexual, pansexual, intersex, trans people and other queer people are visible, acknowledged and enjoy full rights in Icelandic society, regardless of their country of origin.
+354 552 7878
Suðurgata 3, 101 Reykjavík