Sexual Orientation

Discrimination in Indian Blood Donation Policy

Discrimination in Indian Blood Donation Policy

Image description: People in India march at a gay pride rally with rainbow balloons and flags. India famously decriminalised homosexuality (s 377 of the Indian Penal Code) in the historic...
LGBTQ Liberty After the Fall of Roe v Wade

LGBTQ Liberty After the Fall of Roe v Wade

Image Description: Protests in California for marriage equality. Many people are carrying boards saying “we all deserve the freedom to marry”. The Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution...
No Constitutional Right to Same-Sex Marriage in the Cayman Islands

No Constitutional Right to Same-Sex Marriage in the Cayman Islands

Image description: People at a pride parade. There is a joyous expression on their faces as they walk under a big rainbow flag. In March 2022, the Judicial Committee of...
New Zealand bans conversion therapy and incorporates rights-based mechanism

New Zealand bans conversion therapy and incorporates rights-based mechanism

Image description: rainbow queer pride flag Conversion therapy Conversion therapy involves psychological, spiritual, and physical practices to ‘convert’ a person’s gender identity or expression and/or sexual orientation preferably to that...
Peru: School Curricula as New Sites of LGBTQ+ Liberation

Peru: School Curricula as New Sites of LGBTQ+ Liberation

Image description: School children in Peru, in a classroom, seated at desks. They have their eyes shut. In 2017, the Peruvian Ministry of Education introduced the National Curriculum of Basic...
LGBTQ+ Rights as Administrative Law? Tang Seng Kee v. Attorney-General

LGBTQ+ Rights as Administrative Law? Tang Seng Kee v. Attorney-General

Image description: Protesters at Singapore holding boards reading “LGBT Rights are Human Rights”, “Stop Invisibilising Us”, and “Decriminalise LGBT People”. On 28 February 2022, the Singapore Court of Appeal handed...
Unequal Protection for LGBT+ Victims of Domestic Abuse

Unequal Protection for LGBT+ Victims of Domestic Abuse

Image description: A group of people, men and women, whose photos are arranged in a grid. Many of them bear injuries to the face. The square at the centre of...
Marriage For All: Same-Sex Marriage in Japan

Marriage For All: Same-Sex Marriage in Japan

Image description: The exterior of the Supreme Court of Japan. Japanese law neither recognises marriage between same-sex couples nor has the system of civil partnership at the national level. As...
Welfare as a Human Right: An Intersectional Approach to Trans Rights in India

Welfare as a Human Right: An Intersectional Approach to Trans Rights in India

Image description: Protesters protesting the Transgender Bill in India in 2018. Judicial intervention has given the impetus for Indian queer politics to articulate its civil and political demands. However, there...
New Frontiers of LGBTQ+ Liberation

New Frontiers of LGBTQ+ Liberation

Image description: A person standing in the middle of a street waving a rainbow flag. The sky is bright blue and the sun is shining through the flag. New Frontiers...
One Step Forward: Securing Parental Rights for LGBTQ+ Couples in Hong Kong

One Step Forward: Securing Parental Rights for LGBTQ+ Couples in Hong Kong

Image description: Two persons, one of whom is a child, standing amongst a crowd and waving rainbow flags. While LGBTQ+ families in Hong Kong may have babies through means like...
Delhi High Court Hears Petitions on Legalisation of Same-Sex Marriage in India

Delhi High Court Hears Petitions on Legalisation of Same-Sex Marriage in India

Image description: Wrapped in a gay flag at the Pride Parade, New Delhi. In Navtej Singh Johar v Union of India (2018) the archaic law under Section 377 of the...

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