Information Sheet: Lesbian and Gay Refugee Issues: A Review of Federal Court Jurisprudence

According to the document : “This Information Sheet outlines Federal Court jurisprudence over the past ten years addressing refugee decisions for individuals claiming protection against persecution based on the claimant’s sexual orientation. Its aim is to provide guidance to adjudicators of lesbian and gay claims to ensure that their decisions avoid or survive judicial review. It also aims to serve as a reference for asylum seekers and counsel in preparing gay and lesbian claims.”