Post Tagged with: "LGBT rights"

BSG Students, Health, welfare and well-being

Photo: Tim Evanson. Source: Wikimedia.

The true ‘unnatural crime’: abdicating the constitutional duty of judicial review

On January 31, 2017, the Home Office in the UK posthumously pardoned more than 50,000 gay and bisexual men, including the literary genius Oscar Wilde under the “Turing Law”. Although not without it critics, this is a powerful symbol of seeking to redress injustice committed against gay men and another […]

by × 09 March 2017 ×

Guest author, Health, welfare and well-being

Gender transformation in Vietnam: from offence to legal right

Gender transformation in Vietnam: from offence to legal right

On November 24, 2015, the National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam passed a new Civil Code which allows Gender Transformation in Vietnam. This Code, which consists of 27 chapters and 689 articles, will take effect from January 1st , 2017. Like in other countries around the world, homosexual behavior and transgender […]

by × 01 December 2015 ×

BSG Students, Governance, cooperation and law

Pádraig during a march for marriage equality in Dublin, Ireland (Photo: Emmet Curtin)

Make grá the law

I lean in and touch my lips against his. He’s still asleep. His lips are dry and coarse. His breath is a clash of last night’s chicken curry and the remnants of the Aquafresh toothpaste, that failed to fully fight the Indian odour. I lean in further, and chirpily whisper “Good morning” into his right ear. His eyes flash open and a glowing smile ripples across his face. He replies with a warm and croaky “I love you”, and playfully turns away from my pestering.

by × 27 March 2015 ×