Querelle Asks for Asylum (1998)

In this article, I read a court decision on a gay asylum applicant through the lens of Fassbinder’s movie Querelle. I argue that when advocating asylum for persecuted LGBT people, notions of sexual identity should be simultaneously rejected.

Querelle Asks for Asylum, in Peter Fitzpatrick and James Henry Bergeron (eds): Europe’s Other: European Law Between Modernity and Postmodernity, Ashgate, Aldershot 1998, p. 189-217