2/5/13

Victory! Fernanda Milán Has been Granted Asylum In Denmark!

Trans woman Fernanda Milan has been granted asylum by the Danish goverment! Fernanda Milan, originally from Guatemala sought refuge in Denmark after her transgender advocacy endangered her life. At first it appeared she was going to be forced into returning to Guatemala which for Fernanda would have been a death warrant.

Enter the worlds transgender and allies advocates! Together we made our outrage be heard and the Danish Government listened to us!

Please read these articles by my amazing friend and advocate Natacha Kennedy who's grass roots activism was crucial to this success:

Press Release from T-Refugee Project, Denmark

Fernanda Milan: Activism Works!

Translation of article about Fernanda Milan in Danish newspaper Politiken

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