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LGBT rights versus Asian values: de/re-constructing the universality of human rights
Law, especially from the international human rights regime, is a direct reference on which minority groups rely when it comes to ‘non-discrimination’. Drawing upon LGBT rights in Taiwan, as well asExpand
A recurrent sialolipoma of the parotid gland: A case report
The present case demonstrates that although surgical excision is generally sufficient to treat parotid gland sialolipoma, postoperative follow-up is required as multifocal lesions may potentially remain, which could result in recurrence. Expand
Queer activism in Taiwan: An emergent rainbow coalition from the assemblage perspective
A social movement for sexual and gender minorities (the Movement) emerged in Taiwan around the 1990s after the abolition of martial law in 1987. This article, drawing on Deleuze’s assemblage theory,Expand
Queer Asia’s Body without Organs: In the Making of Queer/Decolonial Politics
Drawing on the observations from the 6th ILGA-Asia Conference in 2015 as well as both Queer Asia Conferences in 2016 and 2017 at the SOAS, University of London, ‘Queer Asia’ may have a three-foldExpand
The demagogies of ‘Lack’: The WHO’s ambivalence to the right to health of LGBT people
In May 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) Secretariat produced its first-ever report regarding health issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in preparationExpand
Asking ‘what it does’ rather than ‘what it is’: the invisibility and opportunity of Taiwan’s role on the global health stage
In 2017, some twenty Taiwanese students from diverse disciplinary backgrounds formed a study group: medicine, epidemiology, law, sociology, politics, and geography. Its overall objective is toExpand
Against political circumvention: Taiwan’s innovative approach to internalising international human rights
Since 2017, Taiwan has been rejected ‘again’ from participating in the World Health Assembly as an Observer, and this has led to a series of protests from both Taiwanese government and civil societyExpand
The paradox of international law as the law of nations: the (re)production of refugee and statelessness
Considering the refugee crisis and statelessness around the world particularly in the Asian context, this article argues that, by interrogating the fundamental premise of international law as ‘theExpand