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  1. Jason Kenney Announces Fund For Gay Refugees

    March 28, 2011

    …  announced that $100,000 would be available to the Rainbow Refugee Committee, an organisation dedicated to assisting gay refugees. Canada’s record is not good when it comes to accommodating refugees persecuted in their home countries simply for their sexual …

  2. Czechs End Phallometric Testing For Gay Refugees

    December 17, 2010

    …  Republic has announced that they will stop hooking up gay refugee claimants to a penile plethysmograph and showing them heterosexual …

  3. Canada To Deport Another Gay Refugee Claimant

    May 21, 2010

    …  Yaser, had his deportation ordered after the Immigration Refugee Board determined that he could not be gay because he could not identify …  attend Pride. Canada’s record of accommodating gay refugees is atrocious, and is getting worse with each case. The board often …

  4. Lesbian Refugee Fleeing U.S. Army Gets Second Chance

    November 23, 2009

    …  Smith, a lesbian seeking refugee status in Canada from the U.S., will get a second chance to have her case heard by the Immigration and Refugee Board after the Federal Court ruled that her previous plea was …  in the army’s administration. The Immigration and Refugee Board originally rejected Bethany’s case in February, but will now give …

  5. Refugee Appeal Bill Mysteriously Dumped

    June 26, 2009

    A bill that would have set up an appeal process for refugees who think they have been unfairly rejected has been quietly abandoned. …  table. Bill C-291  is of particular importance to gay refugees, as Canada has a terrible record of handling gay claimants. Those …

  6. Yet Another Gay Refugee To Be Deported

    January 5, 2009

    …  I’ve lost count. Samuel Kyambadde, a gay, African refugee claimant, has been denied a home in Canada and will be deported back to …  International AIDS Conference in 2006 and then applied for refugee status. Unlike most claimants, however, Samuel based his claim on the …

  7. Holy Crap! Canada Accepts Gay Refugee!

    October 1, 2008

    …  Immigration and Refugee Board has decided not to deport Ismail Mulawa, a gay refugee claimant from Uganda. (Parenthetically, sorry for the somewhat …  AIDS Conference, he skipped his flight back home, claiming refugee status. Several conference attendees had seeked asylum once arriving in …

  8. Judge Calls Gay Refugee A Faker

    August 1, 2008

    …  refugee claimant in Winnipeg is set to be deported to his native Nigeria after failing to prove that he’s gay. The anonymous refugee said that, as a gay man, life for him was not safe in his home country. …  terms. Judge Yves de Montigny, however, rejected the refugee‘s claims, saying that since the man couldn’t describe the function of …

  9. Canada To Deport Another Gay Refugee

    July 9, 2008

    …  a bisexual Nigerian woman, because the Immigration and Refugee Board did not believe that her sexuality would be an issue in her home …  well. Canada has an atrocious record of deporting gay refugees to countries where homosexuality is illegal. While Jane has been …

  10. Canada Deporting Another Gay Refugee

    April 16, 2008

    …  another month, another deported gay refugee. This time it’s 39-year-old Joaquin Ramirez, who fled El Salvador in …  Rico-Martinez, the director of Toronto’s FCJ Refugee Centre, was amazed: What we found shocking in Joaquin’s case is that …  who attacked him became infected. Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Board rejected Joaquin’s story, asking why he didn’t apply for police …

  11. Recently Deported Gay Refugee Sought By Police

    March 28, 2008

    …  Kulenthiran, who applied for Canadian refugee status in 2003, was deported three weeks ago because he failed to prove he was gay. His refugee claim was based on the fact that homosexuality is illegal in Malaysia, …

  12. Canada Deports Another Gay Refugee

    March 7, 2008

    …  gay refugee has exhausted all options of remaining in Canada, and has been ordered …  deported. Kulenthiran Amirthalingam first applied for refugee status in 2003, saying that he had been physically and sexually abused …  because his adjudicator didn’t believe he was gay. Gay refugees are often expected to provide proof that they are gay after years of …

  13. Nicaraguan Law Spells Trouble For Canadian Refugee

    November 26, 2007

    …  Orozco, a gay refugee facing deportation to Nicaragua, is struggling to remain in Canada …

  14. Gay Refugee Speaks

    September 17, 2007

    …  of social work at McGill university, focusing on gay refugee and imigration issues. In Part II of his two-part series, Ed has asked …  is a young gay man who fled Nicaragua and is seeking refugee status in Canada. For numerous reasons it is unsafe for him to be in …

  15. Gay Refugee Needs Urgent Support

    September 14, 2007

    …  of social work at McGill university, focusing on gay refugee and imigration issues. In Part I of his two-part series, Ed has agreed to share his stories and insights on Alvaro Orozco, a gay refugee from Nicaragua, who faces immediate deportation from Canada and …

  16. Gay Refugee Goes Into Hiding

    August 29, 2007

    …  Orozco, the Nicaraguan refugee ordered to be deported from Canada, has gone into …  have been exhausted. I’m not sure what the Immigration Refugee Board is thinking, considering that Alvaro’s story has been published …  Nicaraguan man goes into hiding after refugee bid denied [CBC News] Nicaraguan refugee goes into hiding …

  17. Another Gay Refugee May Be Deported

    August 24, 2007

    …  like Alvaro isn’t the only gay refugee desperately trying to stay in Canada to avoid homophobia and violence. …

  18. Gay Refugee To Be Deported

    August 10, 2007

    …  Orozco, the 21-year-old refugee who was denied Canadian citizenship because he didn’t look “gay …  adjudicator, Deborah Lamont, originally denied the refugee claim in February, saying that if Alvaro were really gay, he would have …  active. Though Alvaro was only a teenager when he made his refugee claim, all avenues for reversing Deborah’s sex-based decision have been …

  19. Refugees, Flags, Censorship, and Constitutionality

    June 15, 2007

    …  do the follow-up thing today: Alvaro Orozco, the refugee who was denied Canadian citizenship because he didn’t look “gay enough” …  grounds. Sadly, pretending to be gay to obtain refugee status is not uncommon, but the circumstances under which Orozco’s …

  20. Refugee Deemed “Not Gay Enough,” Deported

    February 9, 2007

    …  be deported from Canada. Alvaro Orozco had been seeking refugee status in Canada after swimming across the Rio Grande, making his way …  incidentally, was only a teen when he made his claim for refugee status. His lawyer, El-Farouk Khaki, is furious with the decision, and …

  21. Help Keep Alvaro Orozco In Canada

    May 20, 2011

    …  Orozco, a gay Nicaraguan who unsuccessfully attempted a refugee claim in 2007, was arrested late last week in Toronto while waiting for …  proxy) from Alvaro himself. His story was typical for gay refugee claimants in Canada: He fled a country where homosexuality is illegal, …

  22. Canada’s New Immigrants Guide Leaves Out Gays

    November 20, 2009

    …  again, Canada has an abysmal record of accommodating GLBT refugees, many of whom simply want asylum from unjust laws in their home …

  23. Canadian Policy Changes Remove Transgender Recognition

    August 28, 2009

    …  is a policy change, it has implications for immigrants and refugees, as well as funding decisions for GLBT organisations. Sneaky …

  24. Anti-Gay IRB Appointee Won’t Help Matters

    March 23, 2009

    …  Canada’s already abysmal record in dealing with gay refugee claimants probably isn’t going to get better. Doug Cryer, the former …  of Canada, has been appointed to Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Board by the Conservative government. Cryer, who says that all gay …