ILGA-Europe, ‘Annual Review of the Human Rights Situation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex People in Europe and Central Asia’, 2020 Abstract Annual Review of the Human Rights Situation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex People covering the period of January to December 2019. We examined the advances made and provided concrete examples … Read more

6Rang, ‘Letter to Dutch government regarding its asylum policy for Iranian LGBTQI’, 11 February 2020 Abstract In this open letter to Dutch Government ministers, the NGO 6Rang raise concerns about the protection level offered to the Iranian LGBT asylum seekers in the Netherlands and the current situation of LGBT rights and protections in Iran.

Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, ‘Annual inspection of “Adults at Risk in Immigration Detention” (2018–19). November 2018 – May 2019’, April 2020. This inspection examined how the Home Office’s ‘Adults at Risk’ process was working. The inspection was commissioned by the Home Secretary in response to a recommendation made by Stephen Shaw CBE … Read more

Dixson and Dixson, Report on the Queer Displacements: Sexuality, Migration and Exile conference, 2019. During 13-15th of November 2019, we held the first conference in Australia solely dedicated to the issues of LGBTIQ+ forced displacement. The conference was attended by 150 participants (academics, service providers, policy makers, government officials and LGBTIQ+ asylum seekers and refugees). … Read more

Allsopp, J., Sigona, N. and Phillimore,, J., ‘Poverty among refugees and asylum seekers in the UK. An evidence and policy review’, IRIS Working Paper Series, No. 1/2014, University of Birmingham/IRIS This Working Paper reviews evidence on the relationship between poverty and refugees and asylum seekers in the UK. It focuses on i) the experiences of … Read more

Nathian Shae Rodriguez, ‘San Francisco’s queer diaspora and the gay Middle Eastern refugee/asylee’, 2017 JOMEC Journal, 11, 111–126 Abstract In recent years, millions of refugees have migrated across the globe fleeing persecution, in search of better lives. Among these refugees are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) individuals who are escaping maltreatment for their … Read more

UKLGIG, ‘Submission to the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration inspection of the Home Office’s Presenting Officer function’, January 2020  

Sharif, Raihan, ‘White Gaze Saving Brown Queers: Homonationalism Meets Imperialist Islamophobia’, Limina, Volume 21.1, 1-19, 2015 Abstract In asylum cases, some western countries use global gay discourses and teleological developmental narratives to (mis)recognise non-Western queerness. This paper investigates a number of queer asylum cases to explain how the set conditions for a queer asylum status … Read more

Hadriel G. S. Theodoro and Denise Cogo, ‘LGBTQI+ Immigrants and Refugees in the City of São Paulo: Uses of Icts in a South-South Mobility Context’, Revue française des sciences de l’information et de la communication, 17, 2019 Abstract L’objectif de ce travail est d’analyser comment les utilisations et la consommation des technologies de l’information et … Read more

Stuart, A. (2012) Over and out Redressed 2012: An Update on Progress against the Original Recommendations of the Over Not Out Report (2009). London: MBARC. Our initial ‘Over Not Out’ research aimed to shine a brighter light on the plight of those 1800 people and it led to more lights shining, firstly from outside government … Read more