Presumed Straight and Deported

Immigration and Sexual Orientation

‘’Old Gent in London’, by Josh Edgoose on Unsplash

The Russian republic of Chechnya is torturing and killing gay men and other LGBTQ people in a renewed wave of state violence that some people are calling genocide. The United States has not accepted a single LGBTQ refugee from Chechnya, and the UN hasn’t taken any concerted effort to either impose sanctions or coordinate efforts to find refugees safe…

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James Finn

James Finn

James Finn is a columnist for the LA Blade, a former Air Force intelligence analyst, an alumnus of Act Up NY, and an agented but unpublished novelist.