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LGBTQ+ rights

As the celebrations of the LGBTQ+ community are happening around the world through June and July, we wanted to showcase some of the important research we have published in this area.

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Related journal articles

All of the articles in this selection are free to read until 31 July. 

Critical and Radical Social Work
'They've lost that wounded look': Stonewall and the struggle for LGBT+ rights
By Nicola Field

Updating the Gender Recognition Act: trans oppression, moral panics and implications for social work
By Laura Miles

European Journal of Politics and Gender
LGBTIQ Roma and queer intersectionalities: the lived experiences of LGBTIQ Roma
By Lucie Fremlova

The fight against ‘gender’ and ‘LGBT ideology’: new developments in Poland
By Elżbieta Korolczuk 

LGBTI issues and representation in the 2019 European elections
By Gabriele Magni

Outing representation: lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer politicians’ narratives
By Manon Tremblay

Rejecting the West? Homonegative attitudes and political orientations in contemporary Eastern Europe
By Catherine Bolzendahl

Coming out of the political science closet: the study of LGBT politics in Europe
By David Paternotte

Families, Relationships and Societies 
Freedom and foreclosure: Intimate consequences for asexual identities
By Matt Dawson, Susie Scott, and Liz Mcdonnell

Co-parenting arrangements in lesbian and gay families: when the 'mum and dad' ideal generates innovative family forms
By Cathy Herbrand

On being a best woman at the marriage of two husbands
By Lynn Jamieson

Global Discourse
What are the politics of love?
By Roger Haydon Mitchell

Gender, sexuality and the limits of the law
By Elizabeth Mills

‘The stigma of Western words’: asylum law, transgender identity and sexual orientation is South Africa
By B. Camminga

Journal of Poverty and Social Justice
Poverty in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and two-spirit (LGBTQ2S+) populations in Canada: an intersectional review of the literature
By Hannah Kia