Essays about: "Transgender"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the word Transgender.

  1. 1. Gender Equality as ‘Political Indoctrination’ : A case study on Brazil’s turn towards conservative university policies

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Kristin Tunek; [2019]
    Keywords : Brazil; gender equality; ‘gender ideology’; Escola sem Partido; political indoctrination; high level of education; radical conservative congregations;

    Abstract : ‘Gender ideology’ is a term used by radical conservative congregations to contemn issues around gender, such as reproductive rights and gender studies, for it is seen as a conspiracy against traditional family values. Congregations that use the term also embrace other forms of anti-gender rhetoric as they aspire to influence decision-makers to adopt policies against gender matters, for instance same-sex marriages and transgender rights. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Boys can be victims too” - Down to Zero: Combatting Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in South East Asia

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lotte Fillerup; [2019]
    Keywords : Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children CSEC ; Gender; Positive Peace; International Non-Governmental Organization INGO ; Social Constructivism; Narrative Analysis;

    Abstract : War, conflict and instability increase the presence of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC), while globalization and the Internet have internationalized the prob- lem. Though girls are often seen as the primary victims of CSEC, increasing amounts of boys and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex victims are identified each year. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sacred Polarities? Exploring the Use of Gendered Language in Three Generations of Contemporary Paganism - From 1954 to 2017

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Loke Lundin; [2018-01-31]
    Keywords : paganism; gender; transgender; discourse; gender essentialsim; polarity; LGBTQ; Wicca; Reclaiming Witchcraft; Radical Faeries; Gerald Gardner; Doreen Valiente; Janet Stewart Farrar; Starhawk; Harry Hay;

    Abstract : This thesis is a preparatory study for future research, and explores the use of gendered language within pagan witchcraft movements between the years 1954-2017, with the purpose of establishing if, and how, the understanding of gender, and the use of gendered language have undergone any changes over time, to accommodate for the changes in the gender discourse of Western society overall. Specific focus is placed on the accommodation of transgender and gender non-conforming identities. READ MORE

  4. 4. “To be or not to be?” - an essay about the debate that emerged from the opposition of Rebecca Tuvel's article and it’s examination regarding the concept of humanity.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Ismar Didic; [2018]
    Keywords : Transgender; gender; race; sexism; racism; human rights; rights; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : I april 2017, blev Rebecca Tuvel, en av författarna till den feministiska filosofiskriften Hypatia, kritiserad för en artikel som hon hade skrivit och som hade publicerats av den akademiska tidskriften. Artikeln som Tuvel skrev, innefattade ett jämförande av Rachel Dolezal, en vit kvinna som identifierade sig som svart, med det av Caitlyn Jenner, en trans kvinna. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fearing the Queer and the War on “Indecency” : Portrayals of LGBT Individuals, and the Struggle for Religious Decorum in Aceh, Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Jeanna Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Acehnese discourse; LGBT; qanun jinayat; Shafi’i Islam; gender; liwath; musahaqah; kodrat; Islam; Aceh; Indonesia; Asian studies; South-East Asia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2014, the sharia-ruled Aceh province of Indonesia legislated bylaw qanun jinayat no.6/2014, which criminalised same-sex acts, and imposed a caning punishment consisting of a hundred lashes if a person was found guilty. READ MORE