Category Sexual Orientation

Experimenting with Credibility in Refugee Adjudication: Gaydar

Authors: Sean Rehaag & Hilary Evans Cameron Abstract Canada offers refugee protection to sexual minorities facing persecution abroad. While success rates for sexual minority refugee claims have generally been higher than the overall average at Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Board,… Continue Reading →

Conscientious Objection to Creating Same-Sex Unions: An International Analysis

Authors: Bruce MacDougall, Elsje Bonthuys, Kenneth McK. Norrie & Marjolein van den Brink Abstract In jurisdictions that recognize same-sex marriages and unions, the question arises as to the extent to which civic officials who normally preside at such unions can… Continue Reading →

SOGI… So What? Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Human Rights Discourse at the United Nations

Author: Jena McGill Abstract This paper presents a critical appraisal of the “term of inclusion” by which issues related to sexual and gender diversity are being incorporated into international human rights discourse at the United Nations (UN): the category “sexual… Continue Reading →

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