Recognition of trans-gender identity Introduction Gay men and lesbians face widespread discrimination on the basis of their sexual orientation as do persons of trans-gender identity. The full realisation and protection of human rights and equality of opportunity require the adoption of positive measures to eliminate discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and trans-gender identity. International human rights obligations Australia's international human rights obligations require Australia to take all necessary measures to eliminate discrimination, including discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and trans-gender identity. By ratifying the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the International Labour Organisation Discrimination Employment and Occupation Convention , Australia has undertaken to prohibit discrimination and to provide effective remedies against discrimination including on the basis of sexual orientation and trans-gender identity. Non-discrimination and equality before the law A number of provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights ICCPR are directed at the elimination of discrimination and the promotion of equality. For instance, Article 2.
Project MUSE - Re-Orienting Desire: The Gay International and the Arab World
In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Public Culture Following in the footsteps of the white Western women's movement, which had sought to universalize its issues through imposing its own colonial feminism on the women's movements in the non-Western world—a situation that led to major schisms from the outset—the gay movement has adopted a similar missionary role. ILGA, which was founded in at the height of the Carter administration's human rights campaign against the Soviet Union and Third World enemies, asserts that one of its aims is to "create a platform for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgendered people internationally, in their quest for recognition, equality, and liberation, in particular through the world and regional conferences.
OutRight Action International
Activists say they feel the tradition of tolerance no longer applies to homosexuals in that West African nation. Protesters in Senegal screamed at each other during this noisy anti-gay rally, one of many broken up by security forces over the past two years. One protester said it was not normal in a mostly Muslim country to have homosexuals, and that it was his right to protest their existence. Ryan Thoreson has been researching anti-gay persecution in Senegal as part of his work with the U. He says Senegal's traditional image as a country of tolerance has been severely tarnished by a recent wave of arrests, negative media coverage, and announcements by political and religious leaders targeting Senegal's gay community.
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