It became known as project GayRussia, Russian gay activist and party events on bolotnaya square in may 2012, Alexey Kiselev, fleeing persecution from Russia to Barcelona, was granted political asylum in Spain. Last Thursday, the Spanish authorities have issued 25 April Kiselevu Alexey five-year residence permit in the country, as well as a document certifying his status as a political refugee. [...]
Kaos GL crew, listen to the Iranian refugee was in Denizli LGBT issues. in a meeting attended by 30 police officers against the problems LGBT, duyarsızlıklarını, formality to work because of them just because of the Iranian citizens to be able to delay the permissions, ötekileştirmelerini, atılmalarını, health needs cannot be met from home because they were already gay, as they encounter problems. Iranian refugees in Turkey faced not only the problems themselves, LGBT, in their continuous [...]
It’s nice when people say, “it smells good in here,” as they enter your home. But the majority of time, I’ve done all my cooking the day before, and the only thing guests could possibly smell at that moment is the liquor on my breath. But this afternoon I’ve actually had a pot steaming the [...]
A couple who claimed to be the first Ugandan men to be legally married have learned they will be allowed to remain in Sweden after a flurry of death threats helped sway migration officials to drop a deportation order against one of them. “It feels great. We’re so relieved that the Migration Board (Migrationsverket) finally [...]
Vandaag werd via een wetsontwerp seksuele geaardheid expliciet opgenomen in onze Belgische asielwetgeving. Ons landje koos ervoor om het ruime begrip van behoren tot een bepaalde sociale groep beter te omkaderen zodat het in de toekomst niet meer mogelijk is af te hangen van interpretaties van administratie of rechtbanken over het begrip sociale groep.
How do you prove you love someone? More to the point, how does the state reassure itself you’re in love with someone? I ask the question because this morning’s Today programme ran an interesting piece on a gay asylum seeker who had been forced to produce a sex tape in order to prove their sexuality. On [...]
In the photo, a handsome but tired young man stands in the shade of a tree. The vibrant pattern and colours of his dress shirt are faded. He’s turned slightly away from the camera, scanning the horizon for danger. It’s daylight and he’s a gay man in Uganda, afraid of being lynched. Homosexuality in the [...]
Mexico’s recent inclusion on Canada’s Designated Countries of Origin (DCO) list has raised some eyebrows among Vancouver activists. Countries on the list are considered safe. Refugee applications from those countries are fast-tracked, but if unsuccessful, are rarely granted an appeal. Having Mexico on that list doesn’t make sense to Karla Lottini, a Mexican refugee. A [...]
La obtención del asilo político bajo la convención de la ONU culmina una batalla de varios meses con las autoridades danesas, que accedieron a reabrir el caso ante la campaña de apoyo a Milán justo el día en que iba a ser deportada a Guatemala y que acabaron tomando una decisión histórica para las personas transexuales.
A case involving two Bangladeshi men who are seeking refugee status in Australia because they say they are gay has exposed a tricky legal area, raising the question of how a person can prove to a court they are gay. The men’s future is in limbo. The Refugee Review Tribunal found in November that the [...]
The British Government has asked Serigne Tacko Mbengue, a young man from Senegal openly homosexual who has requested asylum in the United Kingdom on the occasion of the persecution of homosexual relationships that takes place in their home country, showing their sexual orientation to get asylum in the European country. The press [...]
A gay student has been told to prove his sexuality or face deportation to his home country Senegal, where homosexuality is outlawed. Serigne Tacko Mbengue, who studies at Newham College in east London, and is a LGBT campaigner for the NUS, fled to the UK in 2008 to escape homophobic persecution. But the 26-year-old is [...]