Calogero Giametta, The Sexual Politics of Asylum: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the UK Asylum System, Routledge, 2017   ‘The Sexual Politics of Asylum’ by Calogero Giametta (Routledge, 2017) emerges from a 2 year long ethnography, which explores the experiences of 60 gender and sexual minority refugees in the UK. Bringing previously unheard stories … Read more

J. Millbank, ‘The Right of Lesbians and Gay Men to Live Freely, Openly and on Equal Terms is Not Bad Law: A Reply to Hathaway and Pobjoy’, 44 New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 497, 515 (2012)

LC (Albania) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department & Anor [2017] EWCA Civ 351

Rachel A Lewis, ‘“Gay? Prove it”: The politics of queer anti-deportation activism’, Sexualities, 2014, Vol.17(8), pp. 958-975 Abstract: This article examines how gender, sexuality, race and class intersect in queer asylum claims to influence the perceived credibility of gay and lesbian asylum applicants. Building on recent scholarship in queer migration studies that considers the role … Read more

HJ (Iran) and HT (Cameroon) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department [2010] UKSC 31

Allan Briddock, ‘The Recognition of Refugees Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the UK:  An Overview of Law and Procedure’, 2016 Birkbeck Law Review 4(1), 123.

Nora Markard, ‘Sexuelle Orientierung als Fluchtgrund – Das Ende der »Diskretion« – Aktuelle Entwicklungen beim Flüchtlingsschutz aufgrund der sexuellen Orientierung, Asylmagazin, 3/2013, S. 74–84

AT (Iran) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department [2005] UKAIT 00119

European Council on Refugees and Exiles, Asylum Information Database (2020) National Country Report: The United Kingdom, 2019 update The Asylum Information Database (AIDA) is coordinated by the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE). It aims to provide up-to date information on asylum practice in 23 countries. The preparation of the first report and subsequent … Read more

Home Office. Asylum Policy instruction. Sexual orientation in asylum claims. Version 6.0 (2016)