Sexual Orientation

Gendered Dimensions: A Critical Look at the Online Safety Act of Sri Lanka

Gendered Dimensions: A Critical Look at the Online Safety Act of Sri Lanka

Amidst public protests, Sri Lanka passed the Online Safety Act (‘OSA’) on 24 January 2024. The passing of the Act drew much criticism for having the potential to stifle freedom...
Mapping the global crackdown on LGBTIQ rights

Mapping the global crackdown on LGBTIQ rights

On 17 May 1990, the World Health Organisation (WHO) removed homosexuality from the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), thereby taking an important first step towards addressing and removing the stigma...
Greece Achieves Marriage Equality: What About Full Parental Rights for LGBTQI Persons?

Greece Achieves Marriage Equality: What About Full Parental Rights for LGBTQI Persons?

LGBTQI rights are far from being universally accepted. On 16 February 2024, a new bill for LGBTQI rights was voted by the Greek Parliament allowing same-sex couples to marry and...
Mater semper certa non est. The Court of Padua rejects the Prosecutor’s appeal against the birth certificates of children with two mothers

Mater semper certa non est. The Court of Padua rejects the Prosecutor’s appeal against the birth certificates of children with two mothers

On 1 February 2024 the Court of Padua rejected the appeal lodged in June 2023 by the Prosecutor seeking to correct more than thirty birth certificates of children, who were...
Mater semper certa non est. Il Tribunale si Padova respinge il ricorso del Pubblico Ministero per la modifica dei certificati di nascita contenenti l’indicazione di due madri

Mater semper certa non est. Il Tribunale si Padova respinge il ricorso del Pubblico Ministero per la modifica dei certificati di nascita contenenti l’indicazione di due madri

Il 1º febbraio 2024 il Tribunale di Padova ha respinto il ricorso presentato nel giugno 2023 dal Pubblico Ministero, con cui questi chiedeva di correggere più di trenta certificati di...
The Fundamental Rights of Trans and Nonbinary Minors in Schools: Challenges in Canada

The Fundamental Rights of Trans and Nonbinary Minors in Schools: Challenges in Canada

The pernicious instinct to roll back the rights of trans and nonbinary folks for political gain has drifted north from the USA to Canada. Three provinces have recently announced reductions...
Resisting the Legal Assault on Transgender and Gender Non-Binary Students

Resisting the Legal Assault on Transgender and Gender Non-Binary Students

Since the Supreme Court’s 2015 decision in Obergefell v Hodges striking down same-sex marriage bans across the United States, conservative States and localities—perhaps motivated by the politics of resentment stemming...
The erasure from Australian schools of education about LGBTIQA+ people

The erasure from Australian schools of education about LGBTIQA+ people

Australia achieved marriage equality in 2017. You would be forgiven for thinking that the next step on the journey towards achieving equality for LGBTIQA+ people would be that the school...
A Historic Moment: Indian Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Decision

A Historic Moment: Indian Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Decision

Oxford Human Rights Hub · A Historic Moment: Indian Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Decision   In this week’s episode, we talk to Devina Malaviya, Associate Professor of Legal Pzractice and...
Nepal registers First Same-Sex Marriage: A Glimmer of Hope for Global LGBTQIA+

Nepal registers First Same-Sex Marriage: A Glimmer of Hope for Global LGBTQIA+

On 29 November 2023, Nepal became the second Asian Country to register a same-sex marriage after Taiwan. This represents a significant development in the struggle for marriage equality for the...
The License to Jeopardise: The LGBTQ Rights ‘Movement’ in Russia

The License to Jeopardise: The LGBTQ Rights ‘Movement’ in Russia

The Supreme Court of Russia, on 30 November 2023, ruled against the ‘international LGBTQ movement’, declaring it an ‘extremist organisation’ and allowing the Russian government to take steps to curb...
Confronting Cyber Homophobia – Lessons from the United Kingdom and a Plea for Legal Reform in India

Confronting Cyber Homophobia – Lessons from the United Kingdom and a Plea for Legal Reform in India

Priyanshu, a self-taught make-up artist and social media influencer from Ujjain, India, boasting an Instagram account with over 13,000 followers, was known for sharing content related to make-up, beauty, and...

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