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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 83–89.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Robbie Corey-Boulet After a backlash against gay rights in 2012, LGBT Liberians have begun to organize and be more public in their demands for equality. But two presidential races—last November’s election of Donald Trump and the selection of a successor to Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 75–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
... can make it difficult for queer women to be self-sufficient outside traditional family models. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 feminism LGBT Cameroon Ivory Coast sexism ALISDARE HICKSON ALISDARE HICKSON ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, and DOUALA, Cameroon—In Nathalie’s...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 91–99.
Published: 01 June 2014
... transgender community. THE LGBT COMMUNITY NOT ONLY OCCUPIES A SPACE IN HINDU MYTHOLOGY, BUT ALSO IN SOUTH ASIA’S RICH ISLAMIC PAST. The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community has not fared well since the colonial-era law known as Section 377 criminalized “unnatural” forms of sexual...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 124–129.
Published: 01 June 2018
... has come to reflect upon the similarities and differences between the sexual liberation and feminism of the 1960s and the protest movements that flourish today, from LGBT+ to #MeToo. Although an immense abyss separates the revolt of the 60s from today’s protests, we are now witnessing a similar...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 26–29.
Published: 01 March 2017
... undocumented students attend college, protect LGBT rights, and increase the minimum wage. These local policies take into account the actual demographics of America. Support for a multicultural society that is welcoming to migrants and refugees is not antithetical to economic success. Canadian Prime Minister...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2014
... issues. Tam Nguyen, project director of LGBT Pride in Vietnam, is a Fulbright scholar at Pennsylvania State University’s Community Psychology & Social Change program. Coral Herrera Gómez is a Costa Rican-based gender communications consultant. Hans Billimoria works with Grassrooted...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 64–68.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Democratic Movement Party, of which Temer is also a member, were caught on video making impassioned speeches against indigenous and LGBT rights. “Everything that is rotten, such as quilombolas [descendants of Afro-Brazilian slaves], indigenous, gays and lesbians, sought influence in Rousseff’s government...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 36–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., which focused on LGBT rights. Her husband was deported from Nicaragua, and she now lives with him in neighboring Costa Rica. “At some points, I felt as though the courts were acting against me. It was a decision made at a time of an utter power imbalance, and it put my life at risk. The aggressor had...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 49–53.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 2009, a nonprofit called ReBit was formed, its founders explaining that the name of the organization comes from an abbreviation of its mission to keep “pushing LGBT awareness re peatedly, a little bit each time.” Though the first case of “gay marriage” was announced in Japan back in 1968, a year...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 28–38.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... Other Iranian commentators have insisted on the danger of Western intervention in the sexual politics and identities of Iranians. Scott Long, former director of the LGBT Rights Program at Human Rights Watch, argues that gay and lesbian activists in the West often reduce the context of rights violations...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 26–34.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to include women’s and LGBT rights in every section of the accord. Significantly, a special unit would have been established to investigate sexual violence against women during the conflict, and perpetrators of these crimes would not be eligible for amnesty. However, a public referendum vote in...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 55–59.
Published: 01 March 2017
... young reporter, and soon made her name as an LGBT rights activist and a Putin critic. In 2013, with the Kremlin threatening to take away the children of gay parents, she fled to the U.S. with her wife and kids. Since then, Gessen has written or co-edited four books, including The Brothers: The Road...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 34–41.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Catholic should not strip a woman of her reproductive rights. “The hierarchy of the Catholic Church hasn’t listened to or taken into account the reality of women,” she says, “and has excluded the needs and opinions of certain social groups, like women and the LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 108–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Egyptians about their health rights, including the right to information to protect themselves from HIV. Because of his work, he faced violence and the difficult decision to defect from his homeland. In the years following Egypt’s unseating of Mubarak, crackdowns on NGOs and the LGBT community impinged on...