Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Challenging Patriarchy: Unsettling Men and Masculinities

Challenging Patriarchy presents contributions to the evolution of thinking on men and masculinities in Gender and Development, drawing on three IDS Bulletins published over a period of more than a … Continue reading

Friday, 7 November 2014 · Leave a comment

Being LGBT in Asia: Thailand Country Report

The history of homosexuality and transgender behaviours in Thailand has led to a complex and contradictory situation with the outward appearance of acceptance, and higher visibility of transgender people than … Continue reading

Thursday, 18 September 2014 · Leave a comment

Born Free and Equal

The UN Human Rights Office has released a new publication on sexual orientation and gender identity in international human rights law. It sets out the source and scope of some … Continue reading

Friday, 26 October 2012 · Leave a comment

U.N. Secretary General says: “The Time Has Come”

It’s not every day that a major world figure speaks out forcefully in defense of equality. But earlier this month, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon did just that when he … Continue reading

Sunday, 14 October 2012 · Leave a comment