Tag Archives: Human Rights

Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Commonwealth

Following Matthew Waites’ talk to the Glasgow Colonial and Postcolonial Group in May 2013:

C. Lennox and M.Waites (eds) Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Commonwealth: Struggles for Decriminalisation and Change (London: School of Advanced Study, University of London, June 2013)  is now published.

It is available *free online* here, where you can download all chapters:


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There is a Facebook site on which you can follow updates about dissemination events, this includes links to videos from book launches in London and Toronto, where talks focused on the theme of ‘Learning from the Global South’.

Video from Toronto (Canada) book launch with the Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights project there is here, including activists speakers from Botswana and Uganda:




Video of Matthew Waites speaking at London book launch on 5 July is here: