Sexual Orientation

The UK Supreme Court and the Gay Marriage Cake: Is ‘Indissociability’ Half-baked?

The UK Supreme Court and the Gay Marriage Cake: Is ‘Indissociability’ Half-baked?

Giving the judgment of the court in Lee v Ashers Baking Co (2018), Lady Hale discusses ‘indissociability’ when ...
A Small Success for LGBT Rights in Russia

A Small Success for LGBT Rights in Russia

Maxim Neverov, 16, was the first minor charged for ‘promoting homosexuality,’ under the Russian Federal Law, “On ...
LBGT+ Rights in Global Perspective

LBGT+ Rights in Global Perspective

This blog is the fourth in a series that takes a snapshot of where LGBT+ rights are in 2018, as a result of some ...
LBGT+ Rights in India

LBGT+ Rights in India

This blog is the third in a series that takes a snapshot of where LGBT+ rights are in 2018, as a result of some ...
Human Rights Should not be Subject to a Popular Vote: Lessons from Romania’s Failed Anti-LGBT Referendum

Human Rights Should not be Subject to a Popular Vote: Lessons from Romania’s Failed Anti-LGBT Referendum

On 6 and 7 October, Romania held a referendum for the traditional family. Its purpose was to review the Romanian ...
LBGT+ Rights in The EU

LBGT+ Rights in The EU

This blog is the second in a series that takes a snapshot of where LGBT+ rights are in 2018, as a result of some ...
2018: A year of international judicial progress in LBGT+ rights

2018: A year of international judicial progress in LBGT+ rights

2018 has seen a flurry of activity in the advancement and development of LGBT+ rights in the international sphere. ...
Indian Gay Rights Case opens gateways for Article 15 and Intersectionality

Indian Gay Rights Case opens gateways for Article 15 and Intersectionality

In a landmark judgment on 6th September, 2018, a five judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court of India in ...
The Consequences of the Ashers Cake Judgment

The Consequences of the Ashers Cake Judgment

The Supreme Court has allowed the appeal by Belfast bakery Ashers Bakery and its managers Mr and Mrs McArthur in ...
Justice Kennedy’s Gay Rights Legacy

Justice Kennedy’s Gay Rights Legacy

Justice Anthony Kennedy’s announced retirement left progressives reeling over what the Court’s inevitable ...
Transformative Constitutionalism: Indian Supreme Court Upholds Constitutional Morality by Reading Down Section 377

Transformative Constitutionalism: Indian Supreme Court Upholds Constitutional Morality by Reading Down Section 377

In a historic judgment pronounced on 6th September 2018, the Supreme Court of India in Navtej Singh Johar vs Union ...
LGBTQ+ and Women’s Rights under attack: Romania to hold referendum for “the traditional family”

LGBTQ+ and Women’s Rights under attack: Romania to hold referendum for “the traditional family”

The Romanian Senate and the Constitutional Court gave the green light to a referendum on “the traditional family”. ...

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