5 thematic pillars

Where do the LGBTQ+ people feel the freest? What are the reasons for organising so called gay pride events? Why do „gay bars“ exist and why are there „gay neighbourhoods“? How different is the life of the LGBTQ+ people in the cities as opposed to the countryside? We deal with similar and other questions within the Geography of sexualities.

 

 

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Some countries recognize their rights while other countries do not. What issues are there with the nonrecoginition of the rights of women, LGBTQ+ people or with the lack of rights recognition over the control of ones own body, or with possibility to form relationships and families?

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Why is it only non-heterosexuals who need to experience the coming out? Why do we naturally expect each young adult to grow up into a heterosexul? What specific issues do the LGBTQ+ people have to contend with in the course of their lifetime in the heteronormative society? These and many other questions are dealt with by the LGBTQ psychology.

 

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Why do gays, bisexuals, and other men make up more than 70% of all new HIV infections? What is the effect of the non-heterosexuals or HIV positive stigma on the individualsʼ attitudes to health care? Are gays simply promiscuous or do they find it more difficult to find a permanent partner? These and other questions are investigated within the syndrome approach.

What is the basis of social norms? What is heteronormativity? What is the relationship between the queer and feminist theories? What is intersectionality? What is the difference between gender and sex? Will artificial intelligence distinguish between what is considered female and what male? What exactly is sexuality? Philosophy is the basis of scientific knowledge.

Invitation: The European Congress of Psychology & The Russian Psychological Society

The European Congress of Psychology & The Russian Psychological Society Call for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Programming For the European Congress of Psychology in Moscow, Russia, July 2-5, 2019 Abstract Submissions Deadlines: Symposia, Panels, and Oral Presentations and Poster Sessions Submission Deadline: December 3, 2018.  Please distribute this Call to other individuals and groups that might…

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Czech government to support same-sex marriage bill

Czech government to support same-sex marriage bill

Today, on Friday, June, 22 the Czech government has given a backing to a bill which would allow same-sex marriage in Czechia, making it the first country from former communist Europe (with exception of former East Germany) to acknowledge marriage equality. Czechia introduced registered partnerships in 2006 granting partial recognition to same-sex partnerships. During the last…

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CFP: LGBTQ Heritage

CFP: LGBTQ Heritage

The journal Change Over Time: An International Journal of Conservation and the Built Environment, published by the University of Pennsylvania Press, invites submissions for the Spring 2019 issue. LGBTQ Heritage | Guest Editor: Ken Lustbader In spite of the immense historic and cultural contributions of LGBTQ Americans, the LGBTQ community at large is among the least represented…

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Will we make marriage equal to homosexuals in the Czech Republic? Will we be fair?

Will we make marriage equal to homosexuals in the Czech Republic? Will we be fair?

Czech News Agency announced this afternoon about the newly established cooperation of five organizations (Amnesty International, Logos CR, Mezipatra, Prague Pride, and Platform for Equality, Recognition and Diversity – PROUD) who decided to launch a campaign for the equalization of the marriage institution in the Czech Republic both to couples of different as well as…

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European Court of Human Rights verdict on forced sterilization

European Court of Human Rights verdict on forced sterilization

for full version of this verdict, see the original artcile at Transgender Europe The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) yesterday set a groundbreaking ruling that the sterilization requirement in the process of legal recognition of the gender identity (and gender) is contrary to human rights. This European legal precedent has thus become the basis…

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