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The international LGBT rights movement, a history, Laura A. Belmonte

Summary
"In this book Laura Belmonte offers an account of the international LGBT rights movement, from its origins in the early 1970s to its crucial place in world affairs today. She provides an introduction to the movement's history, highlighting the key figures, controversies, and organizations, including Amnesty International and the International Lesbian and Gay Human Rights Commission. With a global scope which considers both state and non-state actors, the book explores transnational movements to challenge homophobia, while also assessing the successes and failures of these efforts along the way"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Introduction -- 1. Origins of the International Movement -- 2. The Formation of the International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission -- 3. LGBT Rights After the Collapse of Communism -- 4. Asylum and Immigration Rights -- 5. LGBT Rights, Women's Rights - The 1995 Beijing Conference -- 6. Same-Sex Marriage: Challenges in the Developing World -- 7. The United States, the United Nations, and the Future of Global LGBT Equality -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
First edition.
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 230 pages).
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781472506955

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