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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 91–99.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of the fabric of Indian culture, helping to improve values and attitudes about the transgenderism, but also economically empower individuals within these communities who maintain knowledge of these traditions. If India values its transgender citizens, as is suggested by the approval of the recent transgender...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 70–83.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jake Naughton Copyright © 2018 World Policy Institute 2018 PORTFOLIO Javan, a transgender woman, sits in the doorway of her mother’s home with her niece and sister. Javan spent six months in Kenya as a refugee after she was attacked by a homophobic mob. She is one of the rare...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 28–38.
Published: 01 March 2014
... in Persian, following years of correspondence with Maryam Molkara, a male-to-female transgendered person who finally met with Khomeini. Of course, not all religious experts, medical doctors, or government officials in Iran were (or are) friendly to sex change operations and transsexuality in general...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 24–25.
Published: 01 December 2016
... World Policy Journal looks at the legal requirements in various nations for changing one's gender on official documents. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 Transgender policy MAP ROOM FORCED STERILIZATION OF TRANS INDIVIDUALS Twenty-two European nations require trans people...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 83–89.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to lesbians, bisexual women, and transgender Liberians. Beyond SAIL, at least five other organizations have sprung up to serve various constituencies within Liberia’s sexual minority milieu. There are now, for example, groups that work solely with queer women and transgender people. While a few of them...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2014
... in public at night. Honor killings are commonplace in northern India. Medieval-minded police and judges treat even egregious offenses against women with complicit leniency. The other main victims of this intolerance are sexual and gender minorities, particularly gay men and male-to-female transgenders...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 47–56.
Published: 01 March 2016
... in forming a movement today. DG: That’s really important. Another thing I want to ask you: You declare yourself a black queer activist. Brazil is one of the worst countries in the world in terms of the murder of transgender people. Also, most of these transgender women who are murdered are black women...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2014
... refugees with the modern world. Sabrina Natasha Premji has some strong thoughts from Kenya on the sorry state of early childhood education and the head start that young people so deeply crave. Transgender politics are becoming an increasingly fraught point of contention in India, as Jeff Roy explains from...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 3–7.
Published: 01 September 2017
... enforced until the 19th century. Hindu temples display images of deities with many wives. Hindu epics tell narratives of unmarried nymphs, single mothers and fathers, a commune of goddesses, and female-to-male transgender characters. Family values in a Mumbai gated community are different from...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 5–9.
Published: 01 December 2016
... that they are just one of many at-risk populations. Male and transgendered sex workers, who are largely invisible in legal and policy discourse, can also speak to their own vulnerabilities. The human rights critique of the current administration’s violent war on drugs must include the impact on street-based sex...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 March 2014
... and gender in society. Photo: International Monetary Fund Indeed, western societies’ increasing open-mindedness about sex and gender has expanded rapidly in recent years to encompass lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons, as well as the biological differences between men and women...
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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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