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Religion, Same-Sex Marriage, and the Language of the Public Square

Religion, Same-Sex Marriage, and the Language of the Public Square

Recent political discourse on same-sex marriage suggests that Christian conservatives in the US are undergoing a readjustment of public rhetoric, outreach, and perhaps of policy positions.

LGBT Rights in Turkey: The Long Road To Tolerance

LGBT Rights in Turkey: The Long Road To Tolerance

Turkish society’s attitude towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals is challenging. Although the current picture is bleak, LGBT activists and their allies are working hard to make Turkey a more tolerant place.

The Conviction of Pussy Riot: Part of a Larger Pattern

The Conviction of Pussy Riot: Part of a Larger Pattern

The conviction of three members of Pussy Riot is only the most visible manifestation of new developments in Russia. Putin wants to use the scrim of Russia’s legal system to show how completely he has eclipsed it.

Populist Hatred: Homophobia and Political Elites in Africa

Populist Hatred: Homophobia and Political Elites in Africa

Despite South Africa’s constitutional protections, gays in South Africa continue to be persecuted and society remains, in general, deeply intolerant of gay sexuality.

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