The Student Action for Refugees (STAR) Society based at the LSE would like to invite you to attend the following conference, organised in conjunction with the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group (UKLGIG) with support from the LSE Annual Fund:
"Protecting Human Rights: Sexuality, Gender Identity and Asylum in the UK"
9.30am - 5.30pm, Saturday 29th October, Hong Kong Lecture Theatre, LSE
Tickets: £10 (£7 concession) which will include lunch and refreshments
This one day conference aims to: highlight situations of persecution from which LGBTI people seek protection; explore how the UK asylum system accounts for the claims of LGBTI individuals; and examine the way these issues have been framed.
There will be key speakers, group workshops and personal testimony themed around issues to do with homelessness, detention, trauma, law, religion and categorisation of sexuality. The conference is open to anyone interested in human rights and civil liberties.
Tickets are available here:
Please visit our website for further information about speakers and workshops:
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