My Fellow National Diversity Award Winner needs our help. Please take a moment to read this and sign the petition.
After fleeing violence in Nigeria 10 years ago, Aderonke applied for asylum in the UK. But in her latest hearing last week, a Home Office barrister argued that she couldn’t be a lesbian because“Lesbians only have short hair. And they don’t have children.”
Because Aderonke used to have long hair and has children she can’t possibly be a “real” lesbian, right? WRONG.
The lazy Home Office is replacing real justice with ignorant clichés. They could decide Aderonke’s fate at any moment: we have a critical window to speak out before Aderonke is sent back to Nigeria where she could be killed or jailed.
The Home Office is breaking its own rules, which say that stereotyping the lives and looks of lesbian, gay or bi people isn’t allowed. A huge public…
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