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Articles for the tag “Homosexuality”

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David Eisenbach

Historian

The American historian is an expert on media and politics. He currently lectures at the Columbia Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. His first book “Gay Power: An American Revolution” was published in 2006. Along with Larry Flynt, Eisenbach co-wrote the book “One Nation under Sex” about the private lives of America’s presidents.

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Béatrice Bourges

Activist

Bourges is the spokeswoman of the French association “Collectif pour l’enfant” and co-founder of the “La Manif pour tous” movement that organized the demonstrations against the French government’s plans to legalize gay marriage and adoption.

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Robert Biedroń

Politician

The Polish politician is a member of the Polish delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, where he is a member of the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination. Within the Polish Parliament, he is Vice-Chairperson of the Committee of Justice and Human Rights and a member of the Committee of Foreign Affairs. Biedroń was a co-founder and a long-term president of the Campaign Against Homophobia and member of boards of several foundations and associations. In 2014, he was elected mayor of Słupsk.

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Miguel Vale de Almeida

LGTB Activist

The Portuguese, anthropologist and professor at the Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa (ISCTE) in Lisbon is a strong advocate of LGTB rights and has published several books on the topic.

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Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera

LGTB activist

In 2003, the Ugandan human rights activist founded the LGTB advocacy group “Freedom and Roam Uganda”. In 2010, Nabagesera opened the only Ugandan bar for LGBT people. She has been awarded numerous times for her courageous activism.

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Lance Price

Executive Director of the Kaleidoscope Trust

The British writer and journalist founded the LGBT rights organization "Kaleidoscope Trust” in 2011. Price worked as a journalist for the BBC from 1981 to 1998 and served as special adviser to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

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Debates

The advantages of supporting diversity

Go the distance

The debate about gay rights stretches far beyond marriage and adoption – it is a debate about freedom and human self-determination. Politicians should look at the economy to learn how to benefit from diversity.

by Volker Beck 08.04.2014

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Columns

Same-Sex Marriage

Biology Is Irrelevant

The debate over same-sex marriage shows that we have already abandoned a definition of love based in biology.

by Jörg Friedrich 30.04.2013

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Debates

Gay Rights and the American Way

Pragmatism and Pluralism

Sexual discrimination burdens both the oppressor and the oppressed. Even George W. Bush knew that.

by David Eisenbach 27.03.2014

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Debates

Reasons against marriage and adoption equality

Limits to love

Vladimir Putin is right to oppose strengthening the rights of homosexuals. Some privileges should be reserved for heterosexual couples.

by Béatrice Bourges 31.03.2014

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