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Lesbian dies after being deported by United Kingdom back to Uganda

Originally posted on O-blog-dee-o-blog-da:
By Melanie Nathan, March 12, 2013. Activists in the United Kingdom are blaming the United Kingdom Border Agency for deporting an asylum seeker who has now according to Pink News, died in Uganda, “after she claimed…

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Coast to Coast UK, Cycling for Common Ground

In 2009 a friend and I cycled coast to coast across England, from St Bees in Cumbria to Robin Hoods Bay in North Yorkshire. We did this to raise money for a local asylum seekers charity – Common Ground. The … Continue reading

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Why We Must Support Lesbian Asylum Seekers

Lesbians are seeking asylum in the UK to escape persecution in their home countries. And they need our support. Although homophobia and anti-gay violence is common in various cultures, in many countries the state also colludes and endorses such oppression. … Continue reading

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