Canada Grants Asylum Based on Sexual Orientation

Great Events from History: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Events, Ed. Lillian Faderman, Horacio Roque Ramírez, et al., 2 Vols., Salem Press, pp. 632-634, 2007 (Used with permission of the publisher, EBSCO Information Services, Ipswich, MA)

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Nicole LaViolette

University of Ottawa - Faculty of Law

Date Written: 2007

Abstract

Canada extended refugee protection to men and women who feared persecution in their home countries because of their sexual orientation.

Keywords: Refugee Law, LGBT refugees, Canada, sexual orientation, asylum

Suggested Citation

LaViolette, Nicole, Canada Grants Asylum Based on Sexual Orientation (2007). Great Events from History: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Events, Ed. Lillian Faderman, Horacio Roque Ramírez, et al., 2 Vols., Salem Press, pp. 632-634, 2007 (Used with permission of the publisher, EBSCO Information Services, Ipswich, MA) , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2297674

Nicole LaViolette (Contact Author)

University of Ottawa - Faculty of Law ( email )

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Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
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