26th June 2015
Trans activist who heckled Obama: There is no Pride until immigrants are free 17
12:31 PM — A trans activist who heckled President Obama at a Pride reception has claimed there "is no Pride" for LGBT people until the government stops deporting immigrants.
12th June 2015
UK’s asylum ‘fast-track’ appeals system ruled unlawful
2:33 PM — The UK's 'fast-track' appeals system for asylum seekers has been ruled unlawful - which could be good news for LGBT asylum seekers battling deportation.
5th May 2015
Lib Dem Lynne Featherstone threatens police action over ‘false’ Labour leaflets 7
7:54 PM — The Lib Dem minister responsible for introducing same-sex marriage has threatened to go to the police, over a Labour leaflet that makes inaccurate claims about her.
22nd April 2015
Amy Lamé: I ‘owe’ the Labour party for letting me stay in the UK with my girlfriend 10
6:42 PM — US-born comedian Amy Lamé has said she feels like she "owes" the Labour party - because it recognised same-sex relationships, allowing her to stay in the UK with her British girlfriend.
13th April 2015
Nigel Farage challenged to a sword duel by Polish Prince 18
4:02 PM — Nigel Farage has been challenged to a sword duel in Hyde Park by Polish Prince John Zylinski over immigration comments.
22nd March 2015
Priest who entered sham civil partnership reinstated by Catholic Church 25
3:56 PM — A Catholic priest who entered into a sham civil partnership with another man has been allowed to return to work.
20th October 2014
UK: Slovakian woman ‘on the run’ after sham same-sex marriage conviction 5
7:44 PM — A Slovakian woman has reportedly gone on the run, after failing to attend her own sentencing for involvement in a sham same-sex wedding scam.
24th September 2014
Australia: Gay asylum seekers relocated to Papua New Guinea, where it is illegal to be gay 10
10:57 AM — Gay asylum seekers who had originally tried to seek refuge in Australia, may be relocated to Papua New Guinea, where homosexuality is illegal.
1st August 2014
US: Gay Ghanaian man granted asylum 1
7:45 PM — Wednesday, a federal immigration court granted asylum to Amidu Fredrick Sinayor.
US: Activists call for release of trans woman following alleged rape in detention centre 1
5:25 PM — Activists have called for the immediate release of a transgender woman being held in an immigrant detention centre, following reports that she had been raped by her cellmate.
30th July 2014
US: Activists calling for LGBT inclusion in immigration reform stage sit-in
8:25 PM — A group of LGBT activists have staged a sit-in on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, saying they won't leave the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus until the caucus issues a statement urging President Obama to include LGBT populations in potential executive action on immigration.
31st March 2014
Study: Gay Poles heading to UK to ‘flee discrimination’ in Poland
1:44 PM — A study by a student at the University of Westminster found that gay Polish people are often fleeing discrimination in Poland when they head to the UK.
UK: Theresa May orders review of ‘interrogation’ of gay asylum seekers 4
11:58 AM — Home Secretary Theresa May has ordered a review of the way asylum claims based on sexuality are handled, after facing harsh criticism for lapses.
14th February 2014
British trans woman back in UK, after detention in men’s jail in Canada 5
5:18 PM — A British trans woman who was detained in a men's jail in Canada after a visa violation has arrived back in the UK.
12th February 2014
Canada: British trans woman ‘detained in men’s jail’ after visa violation 13
12:53 PM — A British trans woman has been detained in a men's jail in Canada after a visa dispute.
30th January 2014
Amendment to ban HIV positive people entering UK not considered for immigration bill 5
5:35 PM — An amendment to a UK immigration bill which would have banned those living with HIV or hepatitis B from immigrating to the UK, was not considered by MPs before the bill was voted on at Third Reading.
7th January 2014
Australia: Gay man receives temporary halt on deportation to Pakistan 2
3:47 PM — A gay man residing in Brisbane has obtained a temporary visa preventing deportation to Pakistan as the Migration Review Panel (MRT) processes his case.
11th December 2013
London: Law firm challenges visa refusal for civil partner of British national 6
1:31 PM — A law firm has said the UK Border Agency made a mistake in refusing right to remain to their client from the Philippines, who is in a civil partnership with a
24th November 2013
18-year-old Nigerian man granted asylum in Malta following anti-gay persecution 4
1:46 PM — An 18-year-old Nigerian man has been granted asylum in Malta following anti-gay persecution in his country, protecting him from imprisonment and possible death by stoning or flogging.
14th November 2013
Gay activist challenges homophobic ban in both Trinidad and Tobago and Belize 7
2:23 PM — A gay rights activist and attorney-at-law in Jamaica has challenged the immigration laws of both the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and Belize, because of policies that prohibit gay people from entering.