TAG: sexual politics
Sexual politics in June 2018
Main global trends ICD Reform – On June 18, the Working Group set up by the World Health Organization (WHO), has released the final version of the International Classification Diseases 11 (ICD 11). These parameters have been under review since 2011 and the outcome of this long process means an important victory for transnational trans rights […]Read more
What will be of US Supreme Court pending to the conservative?
Trump ‘Very Close’ to Supreme Court Decision, but May Wait Till Final Hours – The New York Times In Making His Second Supreme Court Pick, Trump Has a Model: His First – The New York Times Retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy Often the Man in the Middle – The New York Times Without Kennedy, the Future of Gay […]Read more
The green tide
Three Argentinean partners who work on gender, sexuality and abortion matters generously share their views on key undercurrents of the process leading to the partial approval of the Voluntary Interruption Law (LIV) by the House of Representatives on June 14th and explore what may come next. Malu Moreno In a very moving way, great […]Read more
Abortion rights in Brazil: the institutional debate, international effects and media
By Fábio Grotz and Sonia Corrêa A new chapter of the ongoing institutional debate on abortion rights in Brazil is scheduled for August 3rd and 6th, as a public hearing has been convened by Judge Rosa Weber of the Supreme Court (STF) to discuss ADPF 442/2017 , presented to the March 2017 by the feminist […]Read more
BBC expands the coverage of abortion in Brazil: but at what cost?
By Fábio Grotz Since early June, BBC Brazil — possibly with a view to feeding the national debate around ADPF 442/2017 or perhaps as a reflection of the victorious Irish referendum – began a series of reports on clandestine abortion and abortion policies in Brazil. The series encompassed the following headlines: “Inside a WhatsApp secret […]Read more
Gender and sexuality in the Colombia elections
by Franklin Gil Hernandes Apparently, attacks on “gender ideology”, quite central to the 2016 peace referendum, were peripheral in the 2018 Colombian presidential campaign. But to better grasp what has happened we must distinguish across the different levels in which electoral discourses have circulated. At the public level of the presidential campaign, reflected […]Read more
Assessing gender and sexuality politics in the Colombia elections
by Sandra Mazo Cardona An inside look from gender and sexuality on the circumstances that led to Duque’s victory in the Colombian presidential elections On June 17, 2018, Ivan Duque, Centro Democrático’s (Democratic Center in English) candidate won the presidential elections in Colombia with 54 percent of votes. The second term election was sharply polarized […]Read more
Being trans is not a mental disorder anymore: ICD-11 is officially released.
The World Health Organization has just announced the completion of the ICD-11 and released the official online version. The announcement does not mark the end of the ICD-11 process, but the beginning of a new phase focused on implementation and assessment at the country level. The new ICD version will be presented for final approval at World Health […]Read more
Puta Dei goes international in 2018: US events and news
New York’s Sex Workers rally to take back International Whores Day: ‘Let us survive’ – The Daily Beast Puta Dei in NYC and New Jersey – Best Practices Policy Sick of going to jail: the roots of Puta Dei – NoHumanInvolvedFilme Performance ‘Whore in a box’ – NoHumanInvolvedFilme What Is International Whore’s Day? Sex Workers Are […]Read more
Abortion Frontlines: the Latin American Context – Professor Sonia Corrêa and Professor Emily JacksonRead more
The globalisation of anti-gender campaigns
Transnational anti-gender movements in Europe and Latin America create unlikely alliances by Sonia Corrêa, David Patternote and Roman Kuhar This is a paper originally published in English in the International Politics and Society (IPS) webiste and subsequently re-published in Spanish by Open Democracy. To read it click here.Read more
Global Public Health Journal releases a critical perspective edition on the “End of AIDS”
On the eve of the 2018 International AIDS Conference that takes place in Amsterdam (Netherlands) in July, the Global Public Health Journal, one of the main academic publications on global public health, released its latest volume “Special Symposium: Critical Perspectives on the ‘End of AIDS”, an issue that reunites a collection of articles on the too […]Read more