Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and the Refugee Determination Process
Posted: 18 Nov 2012 Last revised: 5 May 2015
Date Written: March 1, 2010
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
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