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2018

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October 2018

First Dutch gender-neutral passport issued to intersex citizen News item summary NL 20 OCT
Court upholds refugee status of Ugandan lesbian News item summary KR 18 OCT
New US Policy Tears LGBT UN Staff From Partners News item summary US (FED) 01 OCT
UnitedNationsSecretariat: G-4 visas for domestic partners ST/IC/2018/25 PDF 261.44kb 3 SEP 18

September 2018

Victory! State Department Cannot Rely on its Binary-Only Gender Policy to Deny Passport to Nonbinary Intersex Citizen News item summary US (CO) 19 SEP
Order: Dana Alix Zzyym v. Michael R Pompeo and Anor 15-cv-02362-RJB PDF 127.15kb 19 SEP 18
Court: Partner in same-sex partnership has right to residence permit News item summary EE 19 SEP
Breakthrough for LGBT rights as Hong Kong to recognise same-sex partnerships in spousal visa applications News item summary HK 18 SEP 18
'Home Office won't recognise our same sex marriage' say Milton Keynes couple forced to live 4,000 miles apart News item summary UK 18 SEP
Asylum Application Rejected Because Afghan 'Homosexual' Doesn’t Watch Gay Porn News item summary AT 11 SEP
Lesbian couple finally get a visa but it’s a ‘housewife’ permit News item summary ZA 07 SEP

August 2018

Chelsea Manning threatened with visa denial ahead of Australian tour News item summary AU 29 AUG
'Fake gay': Iraqi man denied asylum in Austria because he was 'too girlish' News item summary AT 24 AUG
Austria official disciplined after gay Afghan migrant ruling News item summary AT 17 AUG
Austria rejects asylum claim from 18-year-old Afghan because 'gait and posture' were not 'homosexual' News item summary AT 15 AUG

July 2018

Federal judge denies gay Ugandan woman’s plea for release, stay of removal News item summary US (FED) 20 JUL
Belarus Refuses Asylum For Uzbek Transgender Woman News item summary BY 13 JUL
Bulgarian Court has Recognized the Rights of a Same-sex Couple News item summary BG 04 JUL
Same-sex couples in Hong Kong ‘should be granted lifelong spousal visas’, Court of Final Appeal rules News item summary HK 04 JUL
Judgment: Director of Imiigration v. QT [2018] HKCFA 28 HTML 04 JUL 18

June 2018

Same-sex spouses have EU residence rights, top court rules News item summary RO 05 JUN
Judgment: Relu Adrian Coman, Robert Clabourn Hamilton and Anor v. Inspectoratul General pentru Imigrari, Ministerul Afacerilor Interne No. C-673/16 HTML 05 JUN 18

May 2018

In historic move, Hong Kong has started giving visas to same-sex couples News item summary HK 17 MAY
Hong Kong’s top court denies 31 major banks and law firms’ bid to support lesbian expat ‘QT’ in LGBT rights battle News item summary HK 01 MAY 18

April 2018

11th Circuit Turns Down Gay Rights Asylum Appeal News item summary US 20 APR 18
Opinion: Che Eric Sama v. US Attorney General 17-10711 PDF 97.21kb 19 APR 18

March 2018

Judge slams 'illogical' decision that homosexuality is fixed at birth News item summary AU (NSW) 02 MAR
Judgment: Abboud v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2018] FCA 185 Judgment: HTML 02 MAR 18

February 2018

Moscow Court Overrules Expulsion Order of Uzbek Journalist News item summary RU 09 FEB 18

January 2018

Landmark Ruling Shuts Down Sperm Donor’s Paternity Suit News item summary US (NY) 25 JAN
Opinion and Order: In the Matter of Christopher YY v. Jessica ZZ and Nicole ZZ No. 522068 PDF 120.04kb 25 JAN 18
Russia’s Supreme Court Overrules Deportation of Gay Journalist News item summary RU 25 JAN
Decision (in Russian): Nurmatov Khudoberdi Turgunalievich and the petition Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation 825.25kb 22 JAN 18
EU court: Asylum seekers must not be forced to take 'gay tests' News item summary HU 25 JAN
Judgment: F v. Bevándorlási és Állampolgársági Hivatal C-373/16 HTML 25 JAN 18
Court orders return of gay immigrant to U.S. after Christmas nightmare deportation News item summary US (FED) 16 JAN
Order: Carlos Alberto Bringas-Rodriguez v. Jefferson B Session III et al No. 18-70049 PDF 280.94kb 12 JAN 18
Incredibly Bad Decision of AAT Concerning Proof of Homosexuality Overturned by Full Court News item summary AU 16 JAN
• Orders: DA016 v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection NSD 584 of 2017 HTML 15 JAN 188
Namibia lets gay man into the country to be with his husband and son News item summary NA 11 JAN
European Court of Justice rules Romania must give residency to gay man's partner News item summary RO 11 JAN
• Opinion of Advocate General: Relu Adrian Coman, Robert Clabourn Hamilton & Anor v. The General Inspectorate for Immigration, Ministry of Interior, National Council for Combating Discrimination Case C-673/16 HTML 11 JAN 18
Supreme Court denies refugee status for bisexual Ugandan woman News item summary TW 09 JAN

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