All Articles: sexual identity

Guest post: preparing asylum claims based on sexual identity

Good practices in asylum claims based on sexual identity are very important, argues Asylum Aid’s Cynthia Orchard, but only reform of the system can ensure fair outcomes in all cases. Safira,* who identifies as a lesbian woman, grew up in Nigeria. Be ...

4th May 2018 By

No psychological tests on gay asylum seekers, Court of Justice rules

In today’s case of C‑473/16 F v Bevándorlási és Állampolgársági Hivatal, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that national authorities may not prepare and use psychologists’ expert reports to assess the sexual identi ...

25th January 2018 By

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