Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and the Refugee Determination Process

Posted: 18 Nov 2012 Last revised: 25 Jun 2021

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Nicole LaViolette

University of Ottawa - Faculty of Law; University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

Date Written: March 1, 2010

Abstract

Paper prepared in 2010 for the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada in support of a presentation made to the members of the Refugee Protection Division on sexual orientation, gender identity and the refugee determination process. The paper reviews developments and issues specific to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered refugees and the Canadian inland refugee determination process.

Note: The paper was updated and revised in 2015 - see http://ssrn.com/abstract=2276049.

Keywords: LGBT refugees, refugee law, sexual orientation, gender identity, Canada

Suggested Citation

LaViolette, Nicole and LaViolette, Nicole, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and the Refugee Determination Process (March 1, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2177305 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2177305

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