Sexual and gender equality: moving beyond myths and fears in policy discussions

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Sexual and gender equality: moving beyond myths and fears in policy discussions

September 09th, 2020

This briefing for parliamentarians and policymakers is a resource for informed parliamentary debates on sexual and gender equality. It provides an overview of terminology around LGBT+ persons and their rights. It addresses common myths and arguments used by policymakers and in parliamentary equality debates to maintain the status quo when it comes to criminalisation, access to education, employment, and healthcare as well as other barriers to full the political and socio-economic inclusion of LGBT+ persons.  

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This briefing note was written by Shaun Martinez.

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