Tag: LGBT rights

Seeking Rights from the Left: Gender, Sexuality and the Latin American Pink Tide

Elisabeth Jay Friedman Seeking Rights from the Left offers an innovative and often surprising assessment of how, when, and why early 21st century left-leaning Latin American governments responded to the demands of feminist, women’s, and LGBT movements. Whether you are interested in historical or more contemporary dynamics of gender-based and sexuality […]

Individual Freedom as Misappropriation: Race, Sexuality and the Use of Civil Rights History

Adam Shapiro T.J. Tallie’s post on this blog last week does an excellent job describing the problems with historical appropriation – especially of the ongoing struggles for African-American civil rights in the United States.  He rightly points out that the phrase “Gay Jim Crow” implies an equivalence between America’s long […]