The global politics of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender human rights: an introduction

@article{Kollman2009TheGP,
  title={The global politics of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender human rights: an introduction},
  author={Kelly Kollman and Matthew Waites},
  journal={Contemporary Politics},
  year={2009},
  volume={15},
  pages={1 - 17}
}
This introduction provides a brief overview of key political developments in global lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organizing and advocacy over the past three decades as well as a summary of recent academic research and debates on these issues in politics, sociology and other disciplines. It introduces the three questions addressed by the volume's subsequent contributions: (1) How can recent global developments related to LGBT human rights advocacy and organizing be explained by… 
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