Although domestic backlash against transnational rights norms would seem to preclude strong LGBT activism in Eastern Europe, Conor O’Dwyer argues that this backlash has been a primary catalyst for organizational development in the region’s most robust LGBT movements.
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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 […]
Conservatives exploited homophobia to discredit opposition to Section 28, leaving Labour ambivalent to outright opposition.
The ‘born this way’ argument has also been subjected to substantial criticism.
The argument that individual rights is the natural legacy of civil rights has long been a staple of American conservatism.