Tag Archives: anti-gay

Gay Illegal Immigrant Denied Asylum Protection in US

A federal appeals court in Denver has refused to block extradition of a gay illegal immigrant who sought protection in the U.S. claiming Mexican authorities persecute gay people. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals said in its decision Wednesday that there is evidence that Mexico supports gay rights, citing developments including Mexico City’s legalization of […]

Indonesian Gay Man Seeking Asylum in United States

Los Angeles, CA—2.16.2011 Anton Tanumihardja, of Philadelphia, has just received a stay on his deportation proceedings after being told he had his asylum claim denied and would have to return to his native Indonesia. Anton, who is openly gay here in the United States, fears that he will be persecuted for his homosexuality in Indonesia […]