"Failing the Grade" (pdf), a major analysis of the
disproportionate scale of LGBT asylum refusals by UKBA. Those
presenting at the launch at Mitre House Chambers on 8th April, 2010,
included UKLGIG patron Angela Mason, CBE,
researcher & author of the report, Laura Milliken Gray and barrister S. Chelvan,
a trustee of UKLGIG.
PRESS RELEASES, SUBMISSIONS, STATEMENTS
Activist murder shows Uganda unsafe for
lesbians and gay men
UKLGIG response to Phil Woolas’ comments on fair
treatment of LGBT asylum applicants
UKLGIG welcome decision by Indian Delhi
High Court striking down section 377
UKLGIG nominates Lord Avebury as Social Welfare Champion (Charity Champion
UKLGIG win the Stonewall & Barclays
Community Group of the Year Award
Sir Ian McKellen & other illustrious guests support UKLGIG fundraising
UKLGIG win funding to assist detained
LGBT asylum seekers.
Statement of support for
moratorium on removals of Iranian LGBT asylum seekers.
IRAN - HO must
follow Dutch Government lead - halt removals
Tackling homophobia overseas - Speech by Ian McCartney MP
"Home Office Listens to Lesbians and Gays"
IRAN - Removals must stop - letter to Liam Byrne
IRAQ - UKLGIG write to new Home office minister Liam Byrne, MP
UKLGIG/ILPA training session for Immigration Law practitioners
Asylum Support Meeting Report
Home Affairs Committee inquiry into Immigration Control
articles & radio
Out in the City - Sept 09 - Outspoken column -
‘Border Control?’ – The
main challenges facing LGBTs seeking asylum in the UK today, by Anisa de Jong.
Labour List -
UKLGIG's response to Phil Woolas' comments on fair treatment of LGBT asylum
applicants published in full.
Pink News -
UKLGIG's response to Phil Woolas' comments on fair treatment of
LGBT asylum applicants.
Channel 4 News and on More 4 -
Thursday 2 July 09 - UKLGIG trustee Chelvan comments on the
Indian Delhi High Court decision to strike down legislation against
New Internationalist Iran - 30 years on -
An Inauspicious Anniversary.
Out in the City Nov 08 Presentation of
Black LGBT Community (Advocacy) Award
Pink News 24.6.08 UKLGIG brands
Jacqui Smith "offensive"
Fyne Times 24.6.08 Sir Ian McKellen & other illustrious guests support
Pink News 11.6.08 'Awards for All' grant to fund UKLGIG
asylum seekers in detention.
my country'. Rowenna Davis talks to Amir - a gay Iranian terrified of
being sent back to Iran.
The Hub April/May 08 newsletter of the 'Encompass Network'
Gay Times Dec 07: Sally Howard writes about the work of
UKLGIG. Article (pdf)
'Insane Asylum: how Britain betrays lesbian asylum seekers' - Anna
'Try not to act gay' Sally Howard's article and comment.
Out in the City August 07
Interview with our Executive Director. [This will display correctly if you save
the file, then open with... IE, Firefox, Safari etc.]
Radio 5 live
12.6.07 - LGBT asylum. 10 minute report with interviews.
Axis of Evil March 07 Brian Whitaker's article for Gay Times on
LGBT people in Iraq after Saddam Hussein - this copy reprinted in al-bab.com