Asylum and Humanitarian Protection

for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual (LGB) People

A guide designed to provide an overview of asylum law and humanitarian protection for lesbian, gay and bisexual people

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No Going Back. Lesbian and Gay People and the Asylum System

Stonewall has published the report No going back: Lesbian and gay people and the asylum system (2010), which is based on interviews with asylum-seekers and UK Border Agency decision-makers. It found almost systemic homophobia in our asylum system resulting in legitimate lesbian, gay and bisexual asylum seekers regularly being refused sanctuary.

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Immigration rules for partners of British citizens who are not from the European Economic Area

A brief overview of the main rules as published on the Home Office website.

Web Resources

Peter Tatchell: Asylum Advice for LGBT Refugees

The ABC of how to claim asylum & fight deportation.

UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group


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