LGBT Asians turning to marriages of convenience, BBC, 8th November 2017
Monday, November 27th, 2017
The number of LGBT people from South Asian communities going online to find gay partners of the opposite sex for sham marriages is “the tip of the iceberg”, a campaign group claims.
Human rights group Karma Nirvana says those seeking marriages of convenience do so because they fear being disowned.
Several websites help gay British Muslims advertise for marital partners.
The BBC spoke to a gay man from Leeds who had a marriage of convenience with a lesbian for eight years.