Anastasia Christou and Eleanore Kofman, ‘Gendering Asylum’, in Gender and Migration, IMISCOE Research Series, Springer, Cham, 2022 Abstract By the end of 2019, 79.5 million people of concern (refugees and internally displaced) around the world had been forced from their home countries. It represents over three times the number of people of concern compared to … Read more

Christian Berger and Thiemo Raoul Bischof, ‘Sexualität und Wahrheit im Asylverfahren’, politix 43, 29-38, 2018

Petra Sussner, ‘Totes Recht? – Der asylrechtliche Familiennachzug für gleichgeschlechtliche Partner_innen’, Juridikum – Zeitschrift für Kritik – Recht – Gesellschaft, 4/2011, 435-444

Amanda Lack, ‘(Il)legal Violence at the Border: A Comparative Analysis of LGBTQ+ Asylum Claims in the United States and Europe’, Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, Volume 67, Issue 1, 409-442 Abstract An estimated 175 million LGBTQ+ individuals worldwide live under persecutory environments. As highly controversial conversations regarding issues of sexuality are taking place … Read more

SOGICA Project, ‘Submission to the UK Parliament’s Women and Equalities Committee’s “Equality and the UK asylum process” enquiry’, 17 November 2021 Abstract SOGICA (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Claims of Asylum: A European Human Rights Challenge) has been a four-year (2016-2020) research project funded by the European Research Council (ERC) exploring the social and legal … Read more

Andrew Loomes, ‘Claims To Refugee Protection On The Basis Of Sexual Orientation: Time To Change The Definition?’, 2021 UNSWLJ Student Series No 21-33 Abstract In the past 30 years, a growing body of literature has critically reviewed the distinct challenges faced by asylum seekers when claiming protection from persecution on the basis of their sexual … Read more

Carmela Ferrara, Anna Lisa Amodeo, Francesco Garzillo, Giuseppe Masullo, Paolo Valerio e Carolina Vesce, ‘I Have a Dream: Studi e strumenti per il lavoro con migranti LGBTI’, Editoriale Scientifica, Napoli, 2021 7 Introduzione 9 Saluti istituzionali 23 Intervista a Isabella Fernandes Da Silva 29 1. Domande di protezione internazionale fondate sull’orientamento sessuale, identità di genere, … Read more

Rose Gordon-Orr, ‘Mononormativity and Related Normative Bias in the UK Immigration System: The Experience of LGBTIQ+ Asylum Seekers’, Front. Hum. Dyn., 23 July 2021 Abstract This article examines the impact that different normative understandings of sexuality and relationships have on LGBTIQ+ people’s experience of the UK Immigration System, with a particular focus on mononormative conceptions … Read more

Danisi, C., Dustin, M., Ferreira, N. and Held, N., ‘Queering asylum in Europe: Legal and social experiences of seeking international protection on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity‘, Springer, 2021 Description This two-volume open-access book offers a theoretically and empirically-grounded portrayal of the experiences of people claiming international protection in Europe on the basis … Read more

Siebe Jonckheere, ‘Geloofwaardigheid op de proef? Een dramaturgische benadering van seksuele identiteiten in de asielprocedure: Een etnografisch onderzoek met LGBTIQ+ asielzoekers in België’, Master dissertation, KU Leuven, 2021 Abstract In deze studie staan de intersecties van seksualiteit met performativiteit van LGBTIQ+ asielzoekende subjecten centraal, als lens om te onderzoeken hoe ze hun seksuele identiteit en … Read more