Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice: What’s Law Got to Do with It?

The contributions to this Edited Collection reveal the complexity of the deceptively simple question posed by its title: Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice: What’s Law Got to Do With It? … Continue reading

Tuesday, 1 March 2016 · Leave a comment

The Relationship between LGBT Inclusion and Economic Development

When LGBT people are denied full participation in society because of their identities, their human rights are violated, and those violations of human rights are likely to have a harmful … Continue reading

Monday, 29 December 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

The Emergence of an LGBT Movement in Vietnam

Vietnam’s laws, policies and decrees do not explicitly discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals but their rights are not legally protected and they are socially marginalised. The … Continue reading

Thursday, 19 June 2014 · Leave a comment

Debunking the myths: Is Homosexuality Un-African or Unnatural?

The argument that any sexual act or relationship that deviates from the standard heterosexual norm is against African culture is using “Culture” to sanction the erasure of dialogue about alternative … Continue reading

Friday, 28 February 2014 · Leave a comment

Bullying of LGBT Secondary School Students in Thailand

This study evaluates the issue in the Thai context. UNESCO, which has recently been addressing homophobic school bullying on a global scale, together with Plan International through its Learn Without … Continue reading

Thursday, 27 February 2014 · Leave a comment