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Will Lesbian, Raped By Uncle to ’Cure’ Her, Be Forced to Return to Uganda?

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 10
A lesbian from Uganda who has been getting care in the UK after her uncle raped her to ’cure’ her of being gay, got a second chance today when officials told her that she wouldn’t be getting on the plane back to her country.

A Ugandan Gay Rights Activist Asks for US Asylum

INTERNATIONAL | By Paige Sutherland | May 7
A Ugandan gay-rights activist is seeking asylum in the U.S. to escape a harsh anti-homosexual law in his home country.

The Tough Road for LGBT Asylum Seekers (Part 2)

INTERNATIONAL | By Kevin Langson | Nov 29
EDGE looks into the difficulties LGBT asylum seekers from anti-gay countries around the globe experience when seeking a home in the United States.

The Tough Road for LGBT Asylum Seekers (Part 1)

INTERNATIONAL | By Kevin Langson | Nov 28
EDGE looks into the difficulties LGBT asylum seekers from anti-gay countries around the globe experience when seeking a home in the United States.

Lawmakers: Gay Asylum Seekers in UK Feel Pressured to Prove Their Sexuality

INTERNATIONAL | Oct 11
A British parliamentary committee has slammed the country’s asylum system, saying that some gay claimants felt under pressure to prove their sexuality.

More immigrants cite sexual orientation for asylum

NATIONAL | By Russell Contreras | Oct 28
Immigrant and gay activists say more asylum seekers from the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean are citing sexual orientation as reasons for seeking asylum.

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