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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 (2014) 31 (2): 91–99.
Published: 01 June 2014
... 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 (2017) 34 (1): 75–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
... to programs supporting a group as socially marginalized as queer women. Organizations focused on LGBT rights, such as ADO Jr.’s Lesbian Life, are well-placed to provide training on topics like health and the law, but they have little expertise in helping people find work. They are, after all, nonprofit...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 124–129.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., from LGBT+ to #MeToo. Although an immense abyss separates the revolt of the 60s from today’s protests, we are now witnessing a similar reappropriation of the energy of protest and revolt by the capitalist system. One of the well-known graffiti slogans seen around Paris in 1968 was: “Structures...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 28–38.
Published: 01 March 2014
... into objects of pity, while decades of transactivism are ignored in favor of an exclusive focus on state and religious institutions. 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...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 26–29.
Published: 01 March 2017
... York have pursued bills that help 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...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 49–53.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., the rights of sexual minorities have come to the fore. For example, in 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...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 36–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... a case against Ortega in court, but it was thrown out on a technicality. Zoilamérica said she was persecuted after making the allegations. She said government pressure compelled donors to suddenly abandon the nonprofit organization she ran, which focused on LGBT rights. Her husband was deported from...
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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 (2014) 31 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., 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 Trust, a Sri Lankan...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 55–59.
Published: 01 March 2017
... in the Soviet Union, and moved to Boston with her family when she was 14. In 1991, she went back to Russia as a 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...
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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 (2016) 33 (4): 26–34.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of Colombia (FARC). International bodies lauded the pact for its inclusion of victims’ proposals. A gender subcommittee, the first of its kind in any peace process, pushed to include women’s and LGBT rights in every section of the accord. Significantly, a special unit would have been established...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 108–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
... 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 the man’s sense of safety. As long as advocates like him are run out of countries, change will be slow in coming. After all, improved access to effective...
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