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The article discusses the asylum policies for LGBTQ+ individuals in Sweden and the Swedish Migration Agency’s requirements towards the asylum seekers applying on sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or gender expression (SOGIE)–related grounds. The academic explorations of the intersection of forced displacement and nonheteronormativity in the Swedish context remain limited, therefore, the article aims to draw attention to the topic in order to present its comprehensive nature and illuminate on the possible changes in the system. The intervention is a theoretical discussion and a critical analysis of the use of gender and sexuality categories in the context of asylum case assessment informed by postcolonialism and the concepts of discourse and bureaucratic violence. The conclusions of the article outline the flaws of the asylum applications handling process and highlight the power imbalance of the LGBTQ+ asylum seeker vis-à-vis the dominant centre(s) of power.

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Posmykiewicz, A. (2022). Non-heteronormative asylum seekers in Sweden: an analysis of the Swedish Migration Agency’s policies on gender and sexuality-related asylum cases. Edukacja Ekonomistów I Menedżerów, 63(1).


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