Seeking the conventional In many countries where homosexuality has been decriminalised, LGBT advocacy has focused its attentions on the demand for same-sex marriage laws, legal adoption, parenthood, and further down that road, rights to divorce and custody. But when his ex-wife decided to move far away and wanted to give him alternate weekend visits, "which she had no right to do," a lawyer bluntly told my friend:. There is a need to reflect on other alternative modes of living. Lawrence made such laws unconstitutional, but they're still on the books in Texasmaking a comeback in Louisianaand contributing toward a legal climate of fear that leaves gay parents living in a state of constant worry. And this, I thinkis true of all human rights causes.
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Despite Kusolsang not being biologically related to Carmen, Thai law grants the birth mother automatic custody. The results can be tragic for children: Many couples feel that the biological parent has superior rights over the "other mother" or the "other father. Radical freedom A closer scrutiny of human rights interventions, then, reveals how they not only incorporate LGBT people into a dominant sexual, gender and cultural order, but also can end up reinforcing a neo-imperial, racist and often militaristic project. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded.
Haydn, Debussy and Janacek: Sexuality home Agenda Fast lane Mardi Gras. Thailand also recently banned commercial surrogacy. There is a growing academic field of criticism of the human rights agenda that points to how the promise of freedom through human rights often remains unrealised. Radical freedom A closer scrutiny of human rights interventions, then, reveals how they not only incorporate LGBT people into a dominant sexual, gender and cultural order, but also can end up reinforcing a neo-imperial, racist and often militaristic project. Order by newest oldest recommendations.