Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender human rights: the search for an international strategy

  title={Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender human rights: the search for an international strategy},
  author={Joke Swiebel},
  journal={Contemporary Politics},
  pages={19 - 35}
  • Joke Swiebel
  • Published 1 March 2009
  • Political Science
  • Contemporary Politics
Many social and political movements go international at a certain point in their history. The international gay and lesbian movement was rather late in stepping into the international arena. The International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA) was founded in 1978, but it was not until the 1990s that the movement gained access to the European Union (EU) and managed to get the issue on the EU agenda. At the United Nations (UN), that fight still continues. This contribution explores and seeks to… Expand
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