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Searching for the "T" in LGBT Advocacy

Searching for the "T" in LGBT Advocacy

On August 30, 2014, the prominent UK lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) rights group, Stonewall, held a workshop with ...
Histórica Decisión de CEDAW en un Caso de Violencia de Género

Histórica Decisión de CEDAW en un Caso de Violencia de Género

En su reciente decisión sobre el caso de Ángela González, una mujer española superviviente de la violencia de ...
CEDAW Issues a Historic Ruling in a Gender Violence Case

CEDAW Issues a Historic Ruling in a Gender Violence Case

In its recent ruling on the case of Ángela González, a Spanish gender violence survivor who fought for years to ...
Gays: a Prohibited Class in CARICOM?

Gays: a Prohibited Class in CARICOM?

In the western hemisphere, only 11 Caribbean states still criminalize private consensual adult same-gender ...
Uganda’s anti-homosexuality law and our cultural wars

Uganda’s anti-homosexuality law and our cultural wars

Future historians will reference the developments around Uganda’s anti-homosexuality law as a textbook example of ...
Indian Lip Service to the UNCRPD: Examining the Persons with Disabilities Bill 2014

Indian Lip Service to the UNCRPD: Examining the Persons with Disabilities Bill 2014

Having ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2007, India was ...
Hämäläinen v Finland: The Transgender Divorce Requirement in Strasbourg

Hämäläinen v Finland: The Transgender Divorce Requirement in Strasbourg

In the landmark 2002 decision, Goodwin v United Kingdom, the European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”), citing an ...
Religious anti-gay refusal – valuing dissent without making it lawful

Religious anti-gay refusal – valuing dissent without making it lawful

According to Supreme Court judge, Lady Hale, the law has yet to find the right balance between accommodating ...
The Problem of Progressive Realization – Protecting the Rights of the Disabled in Jamaica

The Problem of Progressive Realization – Protecting the Rights of the Disabled in Jamaica

Jamaica boasts of being the first country in the world to both sign and ratify the United Nations Convention on ...
Professor Frances Raday Comments on SAS v France

Professor Frances Raday Comments on SAS v France

In the Grand Chamber judgment in the case of S.A.S. v. France, the European Court of Human Rights held, by a ...
The Irrelevance of Residence: The Unlawful ‘Residence Test’ for Legal Aid

The Irrelevance of Residence: The Unlawful ‘Residence Test’ for Legal Aid

In R (Public Law Project) v Secretary of State for Justice, the Administrative Court held that the Government’s ...
When does being better qualified provide you with fewer opportunities?

When does being better qualified provide you with fewer opportunities?

The answer: when you’re a member of one of the UK’s many ethnic minorities. Figures from the University of ...

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