Resources for Issues of Freedom of Religion and Belief and Sexuality

 

To further explore the issues related to the intersection of sexuality and freedom of religion and belief, please see the below resources. Please note that these resources were directly obtained from the authors. As for the articles deriving from the Special Issue of Journal of Human Rights: Not Such an International Human Rights Norm? Local Resistance to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights, these articles were obtained through the special free access offer until 31 July 2016, following the tragedy of the Orlando shootings.

 

Annicchino, P.  2015. "The Persecution of Religious and LGBTI Minorities and Asylum Law: Recent Trends in the Adjudication of European Supranational Courts.European Public Law 21:3. Pp. 571–590. Originally retrieved from https://www.kluwerlawonline.com/abstract.php?area=Journals&id=EURO2015031 [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Ayoub, P. M. 2014. "With Arms Wide Shut: Threat Perception, Norm Reception, and Mobilized Resistance to LGBT Rights." Journal of Human Rights, 13:3. Pp. 337-362. Originally retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14754835.2014.919213 [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Bosia, M. J. 2014. "Strange Fruit: Homophobia, the State, and the Politics of LGBT Rights and Capabilities." Journal of Human Rights, 13:3. Pp. 256-273. Originally retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14754835.2014.919217 [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Browne, K. & Nash, C. J. 2014. "Resisting LGBT Rights Where “We Have Won”: Canada and Great Britain." Journal of Human Rights, 13:3, Pp. 322-336. Originally retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14754835.2014.923754 [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Charamsa, K. Winter 2015/2016. "The Catholic Church needs its own Stonewall." in ILGA Europe Destination Equality. Pp. 12-13. Originally retrieved from http://www.ilga-europe.org/sites/default/files/religion_edition_winter_2015-2016_web_version.pdf [Accessed Oct. 2016]

European Forum of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Christian Groups and Euroregional Center for Public Initiatives. N.d. Florin Buhuceanu. "Traditional Values, Religion & LGBT Rights in Eastern Europe." Originally retrieved from http://www.euroforumlgbtchristians.eu/images/pdf/Traditional-values-religion-and-LGBT-rights-in-Eastern-%20Europe-ECPI.pdf [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Donald, A. and Howard, E. January 2015. "The Right To Freedom Of Religion Or Belief And Its Intersection With Other Rights." A research paper for ILGA-Europe. Originally retrieved from http://www.ilga-europe.org/sites/default/files/Attachments/the_right_to_freedom_of_religion_or_belief_and_its_intersection_with_other_rights__0.pdf [Accessed Oct. 2016]

ILGA. 19 January 2015. André du Plessis."Born Free in Dignity and Rights: LGBTI Persons and Faith.” Originally retrieved from https://youtu.be/7SYE9rxPNIw [Accessed Oct. 2016]  

ILGA Europe. Winter 2015/2016. "Destination Equality." Originally retrieved from http://www.ilga-europe.org/sites/default/files/religion_edition_winter_2015-2016_web_version.pdf [Accessed Oct. 2016]    

Langlois, A. J. 2014. "Human Rights, “Orientation,” and ASEAN." Journal of Human Rights, 13:3, Pp. 307-321. Originally retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14754835.2014.919215 [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Rahman, M. 2016. "Towards a Dialogue between Muslims and LGBTI People: Pathways and Pitfalls." Also available is the PowerPoint Presentation. [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Rahman, M. 2016. "The Queer Intersectional Subject of LGB Muslims." Chp. 17 in Gerber, P. (ed.) Worldwide Perspectives on Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals, Praeger Press Research Volumes. [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Rahman, M. 2014. "Beginnings." in Homosexualities, Muslim Cultures and Modernity. Palgrave Macmillan UK. Originally retrieved from http://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9781137002952 [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Rahman, M. 2014. "Queer Rights and the Triangulation of Western Exceptionalism." Journal of Human Rights, 13:3. Pp. 274-289. Originally retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14754835.2014.919214 [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Rehman, J. & Polymenopoulou, E. 2013-2014. "Is Green a Part of the Rainbow? Sharia, Homosexuality, and LGBT Rights in the Muslim World." Fordham International Law Journal, 37:1. Pp. 1-52. Originally retrieved from http://heinonline.org [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Naraghi, A. August 2014. "The Quran and Human Rights of Sexual Minorities." in IGLHRC [Outright International] The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community of Iran. Examining Human Rights From Religious, Social, Legal and Cultural Perspectives. Pp. 33-62. Originally retrieved from https://www.outrightinternational.org/sites/default/files/LGBTRightsInIran_0.pdf [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Muslims for Progressive Values. 28 October 2014. "LGBTQI Lecture Series." Originally retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE3saqAXcc3ahCLB4FWqyd7XAJ_Lh72IZ [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Muslims for Progressive Values. July 2016. "Position Statement on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression." Originally retrieved from http://static1.squarespace.com/static/55120ecae4b01593abadc441/t/57850c2e725e25e98b4c8ef4/1468337199518/MPV+Position+Statement+on+SOGIE+-+Updated+July+2016.pdf [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Muslims for Progressive Values. February 2015. "Position Statement on Apostasy and Blasphemy." Originally retrieved from http://static1.squarespace.com/static/55120ecae4b01593abadc441/t/55199cd8e4b0ac69ef716d98/1427741912941/MPV-Position-Statement-on-Apostasy-and-Blasphemy-Final.pdf [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Muslims for Progressive Values. 23 April 2016. "Ask a Muslim: LGBT event. Part 1. Part 2." Originally retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9epwCLRL5sI and https://youtu.be/9L7nns1udFM [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Muslims for Progressive Values. 2016. "'No to Homophobia' Campaign." Originally retrieved from http://www.mpvusa.org/no-to-homophobia [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Vermeulen, M. Winter 2015/2016. "4 Myths In The Battle For Equality." in ILGA Europe Destination Equality. Pp. 17-20. Originally retrieved from http://www.ilga-europe.org/sites/default/files/religion_edition_winter_2015-2016_web_version.pdf [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Vermeulen. M. Winter 2015/2016. "Buddhism and LGBTI Rights." in ILGA Europe Destination Equality. Pp. 12-13. Originally retrieved from http://www.ilga-europe.org/sites/default/files/religion_edition_winter_2015-2016_web_version.pdf [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Wilkinson, C. 2014. "Putting “Traditional Values” Into Practice: The Rise and Contestation of Anti-Homo propaganda Laws in Russia." Journal of Human Rights, 13:3. Pp. 363-379. Originally retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14754835.2014.919218 [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Wilkinson, C. & Langlois, A. J. 2014. "Special Issue: Not Such an International Human Rights Norm? Local Resistance to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights—Preliminary Comments.Journal of Human Rights, 13:3, Pp. 249-255. Originally retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14754835.2014.931218 [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Zivi, K. 2014. "Performing the Nation: Contesting Same-Sex Marriage Rights in the United States." Journal of Human Rights, 13:3. Pp. 290-306. Originally retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14754835.2014.919216 [Accessed Oct. 2016]

Zonneveld, A. 2016. "Reality Check: What American Muslim Organizations Really Did For The LGBTQI Community." Originally retrieved from: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ani-zonneveld/reality-check-what-americ_b_10535984.html [Accessed Oct. 2016]