Archive for the ‘LGBT’ Category

PDF Download Leading Article: p.1- 4 Key US cases relating to women asylum seekers Sector Update p.5-6 The UK Government has recently produced two reports for international bodies, detailing its progress relating to women’s equality.  Both fail to cover women asylum seekers’ issues. Significant Legal Issues p.6-7 Assessing whether an asylum seeker is a lesbian […]

Taken from UK Parliament eConsultations website “The Speaker’s Conference on Parliamentary Representation has been asked to look into the reasons why women, disabled people and people from ethnic minorities are under-represented in the House of Commons, and to recommend ways in which the situation can be improved. The Conference is also looking at issues of […]

Asylum Aid have released their 83rd Women’s Asylum News mailout which leads with their recent research focusing on accomodation and homelessness problems for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender asylum seekers living in and returning to London. LGBT asylum seekers in the UK are encountering high levels of homelessness, discrimination and exploitation due to their sexuality […]

Broken Rainbow, a charity focusing on domestic violence and abuse within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities,  will be hosting an all day event to offer training to increase awarenesss of LGBT issues in Domestic Violence Cases. Date: 2nd June 2009. Time: 10am – 4pm Price: £89 per person Address: J414, Tower Bridge Business […]