(WB) A group of 16 transgender and gay migrants from Central America on Thursday sought asylum in the U.S.
A gay teenager from Afghanistan applied for asylum in Austria after fearing persecution in his home country, but was turned away by a government official who doubted his sexuality.
In an interview to receive their Australian visas, a gay Bangladeshi couple seeking asylum were asked personal questions about their sex lives, including if they swallow each other’s semen.
A new report from Britain’s House of Commons has set protections for LGBT people seeking asylum in the U.K. It says that in some detention centers, they are at risk of the same persecution they’re trying to flee.