Posts Tagged Sexuality

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia…

Observed on May 17 every year… Read about it at the following sites: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Day_Against_Homophobia,_Transphobia_and_Biphobia https://www.worldbank.org/en/events/2019/05/17/idahot-2019-international-day-against-homophobia-transphobia-and-biphobia.print https://may17.org/ https://globaldimension.org.uk/event/international-day-against-homophobia/2019-05-17/ https://newsday.co.tt/2019/05/18/unaids-remove-discriminatory-laws-against-lgbti-people/ Advertisements

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A Global Imperative: Empowering Women is Critical for World’s Economy & People…

WASHINGTON DC, Mar 1 2019 (IPS) – March 8 marks International Women’s Day, which provides a chance to reflect on the struggle for greater gender equality… Read the rest of this article at ipsnews.net: http://www.ipsnews.net/2019/03/global-imperative-empowering-women-critical-worlds-economy-people/

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From abuse to abortion laws: the world’s 12 hot topics in 2018…

I came across the following article from theguardian.com whilst randomly perusing some world news websites, and since the year is still rather new why not take a look back at some of the top newsmakers for 2018: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/dec/31/from-abuse-to-abortion-laws-the-worlds-12-hot-topics-in-2018

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LGBT Violence and Discrimination is “Disastrous”…

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 27 2018 (IPS) – Transgender and gender-diverse people are facing unprecedented levels of violence and discrimination around the world and states must act to ensure they are not left behind, said a United Nations rights expert… Read the article here at ipsnews.net: http://www.ipsnews.net/2018/10/lgbt-violence-discrimination-disastrous/

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Intersex Awareness Day…

Intersex Awareness Day is observed on October 26th, read about it here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intersex_Awareness_Day

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5 Symptoms You Shouldn’t Blame On Getting Older (Even If You Want To!)…

Intro: How many times have you chalked up weight gain, loss of libido, and memory lapses to getting older? If you’re like most people entering the second half of life—probably too often. But sometimes symptoms we dismiss as a fact of aging actually have different (and treatable!) causes… Read all about this here at mind body […]

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Which Countries Have Anti-LGBT Laws?… 

Human rights news from Human Rights Watch: Which Countries Have Anti-LGBT Laws?  

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The State We’re In: Ending Sexism in Nationality Laws…

(Article by Antonia Kirkland, Programme Manager, Discrimination in Law, at Equality Now (ipsnews.net)) Everyone has the right to be born with a nationality – safe, fearless and free – and secure in their human right to equally transfer, acquire, change or retain it. There is no reason why over 50 countries should still have sexist nationality […]

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Why Marlon James had to get out of Jamaica to win the Booker prize…

A Brief History of Seven Killings breaks some very strong taboos – and its writer says he feared becoming a victim of homophobic rage… Article from the Guardian by Andre Wright (theguardian.com): Why Marlon James had to get out of Jamaica to win the Booker prize… Read also: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/oct/13/marlon-james-wins-the-man-booker-prize-2015

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Ending LGBTI discrimination is key to achieving SDGs

The recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals embody a powerful commitment to achieving a life of dignity for all. This includes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. That’s why we at UNDP are pleased to join in the UN statement on ending violence and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. Source: Ending […]

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Emma Goldman’s’ “Anarchy and the Sex Question”…

Written in 1896, the following work by anarchist and feminist Emma Goldman, explores elements of sexuality and marriage. The text is also available on the website ‘The Anarchist Library’ : Anarchism and the Sex Question Anarchy and the Sex Question The workingman, whose strength and muscles are so admired by the pale, puny off-springs of […]

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