Nina Held, ‘”As queer refugees, we are out of category, we do not belong to one, or the other”: LGBTIQ+ refugees’ experiences in “ambivalent” queer spaces’, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 2022 Abstract While over the last twenty years, geographers of sexuality have explored the racialization of queer spaces, the experiences of LGBTIQ+ refugees in those … Read more

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

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

Judith Ruderstaller, ‘Comparison of decisions in asylum procedures in relation with LGBTI persons’, EDAL Workshop: Sexual orientation, gender identity and human dignity, 2014

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

Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration (ICIBI), ‘An inspection of asylum casework (August 2020 – May 2021)’, 18 November 2021 Abstract This inspection examined the efficiency and effectiveness of the Home Office’s asylum casework system, which is managed by the Asylum & Protection Directorate. Publishing the report, David Neal said: I welcome the publication … 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