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New Issue of the Equal Rights Review Published by ERT

in WORLD, 03/04/2012

The Equal Rights Trust published Volume Eight of The Equal Rights Review (ERR), an interdisciplinary biannual journal intended as a forum for the exchange of legal, philosophical, sociological and other ideas and practical insights for those who are promoting equality. This issue contains a special section on equality in education, as well as an interview on the same issue with David Ruebain, Chief Executive of the Equality Challenge Unit, UK, and Marcelo Paixão, Professor of Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Included in this new volume is Joshua Hepple's Will Sexual Minorities Ever Be Equal? The Repercussions of British Colonial “Sodomy” Laws

 

This paper discusses the development of equal rights for sexual minorities by examining homosexuality and the law. By looking in depth at the origins of “sodomy” laws we can understand the way in which discrimination against, and persecution of homosexuals has been justified, and why many countries – in recent years – have, and have not, repealed such laws and promoted equal rights for lesbians, gays and bisexuals (LGB).

To read The Equal Rights Review, Volume Eight please click here.

The Equal Rights Review is also available in print format. To order your copy please donate £15 online by clicking here and send your postal address to info@equalrightstrust.org titled “ERR order”. Alternatively, you can post a cheque made payable to “The Equal Rights Trust” and your address to us at The Equal Rights Trust, 126 North End Road, London, W14 9PP, United Kingdom.

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