Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and the Refugee Determination Process in Canada

40 Pages Posted: 9 Jun 2013 Last revised: 2 May 2015

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Nicole LaViolette

University of Ottawa - Faculty of Law

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Date Written: March 1, 2015

Abstract

La version française de cet article peut être consultée à: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2343318

Updated Version of a paper prepared for the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada as part of a professional development session on sexual orientation, gender identity and the refugee determination process. The paper reviews developments and issues specific to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and intersex refugees and the Canadian inland refugee determination process. A previous version was published as "Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and the Refugee Determination Process in Canada" (2014) 4:2 Journal of Research in Gender Studies 68-123 and is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2541430.

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

Suggested Citation

LaViolette, Nicole, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and the Refugee Determination Process in Canada (March 1, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2276049 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2276049

Nicole LaViolette (Contact Author)

University of Ottawa - Faculty of Law ( email )

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