Sex in the UK: how culture and society can define your sexual health

Posted on April 22, 2016 at 6:00 am

It’s a Thursday night in central London and a community of men, and some women, are arriving for their monthly gathering. They enter the nightclub in the city’s Chinatown, located at the southern-most tip of the well-known entertainment district of ...

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First-of-its-Kind LGBT Glossary – ORAM

Posted on April 19, 2016 at 8:31 am

124-Page Tool Written in Five Languages Provides Appropriate Terminology for People with Diverse Sexual Orientations & Gender Identities. Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration (ORAM), a leading international non-profit organization devoted to advocating on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable refugees ...

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Information series on sexual and reproductive health and rights – United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Posted on April 19, 2016 at 6:10 am

Useful 1 pagers on human rights and SRHR , all issues are covered (like LGBTI, abortion, gender inequality, contraceptives & family planning, maternal health etc.) developed by OHCHR. Women’s sexual and reproductive health is related to multiple human rights, including ...

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

Posted on March 7, 2016 at 11:50 am

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? Many of those involved in this publication are directly involved ...

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New report maps West African LGBTQ organizing – We exist

Posted on March 4, 2016 at 11:38 am

A new report maps the growth of LGBTQ organizing in West Africa, highlighting challenges and opportunities. The research provides an overview of LGBTQ organizing in a large and diverse region, drawing upon a wide range of perspectives and experiences of ...

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Evidence Report on Sexuality, Poverty and Law: ‘Leave No One Behind’: Gender, Sexuality and the Sustainable Development Goals

Posted on February 11, 2016 at 5:04 am

In an unprecedented move to eradicate disease, poverty and hunger, world leaders joined together in 2000 to sign into life the hotly contested but broadly agreed upon Millennium Development Goal (MDG) framework (see Annex 1). In 2015, as the MDGs ...

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Onward to 2030: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals

Posted on February 11, 2016 at 4:03 am

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) lay out a new roadmap to improve the lives of people throughout the world over the next 15 years. Sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights issues are currently featured on the SDG agenda, but opportunities ...

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Hypervisibility: Toward a Conceptualization of LGBTQ Aging

Posted on February 4, 2016 at 5:44 am

There remains a salient need to conceptualize lesbtractian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) aging as an area of study. Although the limited body of theoretical literature in this field has delineated systemic silence or invisibility as a prominent feature ...

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Embracing the Rainbow: LGBTQ Youth Navigating “Safe” Spaces and Belonging in North America

Posted on February 4, 2016 at 5:36 am

While rainbows and safe space stickers have been a part of health care and school interventions promoting LGBTQ youth health and well-being, little research has been published describing how youth perceive and use the symbol. As part of a larger study ...

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Lessons Learned from a Consortium of MSM and Transgender Networks

Posted on January 21, 2016 at 4:19 am

MSMGF has announced the release of a new case study by and about the Consortium of MSM and Transgender Networks. The Consortium is an international collaborative project of ten regional and global networks of advocates[1], including MSMGF as the lead ...

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