Essays about: "LGBTIQ"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the word LGBTIQ.

  1. 1. GENDERS IN EUROPE: A qualitative study on the construction of gender-neutral language - Sweden as an example

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Victoria Nilsson; [2022-02-15]
    Keywords : Gender-neutral language; Gender Identity; Hen; Non-binary; Pronouns; Healthcare; European Union; Sweden;

    Abstract : The visibility of individuals who advocate for and identify with genders outside the genderbinary has risen during recent years, but these individuals still face discrimination in many ways. With regard to this the European Commission launched a strategy in 2020 with focus on equal rights for LGBTIQ individuals with an indication that healthcare and gender-inclusive language are pivotal areas for strengthening equality and representation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Connectivity in Action: Activist Comments as Evidence of a Pan-European Public Sphere on Social Media. A Case Study of the European Commission’s Instagram Page

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Theodora Cristina Canciu; [2021]
    Keywords : Activism; Cyberactivism; European identity; European public sphere; Social media; Europeanization; European Commission; Instagram; politics; engagement; comments; citizens; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The features of social media platforms not only enable the communication between citizens and political actors or institutions, in the form of comments, but also help in magnifying citizens’ voices and opinions and facilitating mass mobilization or political protests. The European Union institutions seem to understand the capacity of social media as a locus for citizen engagement, be it activism or deliberation, and have thus developed a strong presence across platforms. READ MORE

  3. 3. LGBTIQ rights and inclusion in development: The final frontier in human rights? A qualitative case study of the LGBTIQ community in Tanzania

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Emil Norlén; [2021]
    Keywords : LGBTIQ rights; human rights; Queer theory; SDG 10;

    Abstract : The human rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer (LGBTIQ) population is repeatedly violated in countries around the world. Discrimination, violence, and state-led persecution towards the LGBTIQ population takes a negative toll on development and will ultimately affect the outcome of SDG 10, reduced inequalities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Respect for Fundamental Rights in Credibility Assessment of LGBTIQ+ Asylum Seekers in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rubén Pomar Mir; [2019-09-13]
    Keywords : LGBTIQ community; asylum; asylum seeker; fundamental rights; queer asylum;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates an increasingly important topic in the European Union (EU). I analyze challenges to respecting fundamental rights when assessing the credibility of LGBTIQ+ asylum seekers in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Violence against LGBTIQ+ Individuals in the Syrian Arab Republic

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Lisa Bergsten; [2019]
    Keywords : lslamic State; Free Syrian Army; Ideology; LGBTIQ ; Gender; Sexualities; Targeted Violence; Victim Selection; Armed Conflict; Syrian Arabic Republic; Sexual Minorities; HBTQ ; genus; kön; sexualiteter; sexuella minoriteter; ideologier; beväpnad konflikt; Syriska Arabiska Republiken; IS; FSA;

    Abstract : This bachelor thesis is a qualitative, small-n, empirically driven comparative study that examines the relationship between rebel group ideology and targeted violence against the LGBTIQ+ community. Two rebel groups in the Syrian Arab Republic, with different ideological beliefs, are examined and compared in relation to their level of violence against LGBTIQ+ individuals. READ MORE