LGBT Rights activism in Eastern Europe – Part 2

George Vasilev, lecturer in Politics at La Trobe, discusses gay rights activism in Eastern Europe. Part 1 briefly looks at gay rights activism, and its impact, in different parts of Eastern Europe. Part 2 looks at the main factors that help explain the uneven rates of gay rights reform in Eastern Europe. As revealed in Part 1, the rate of LGBT reform across Eastern Europe … Continue reading LGBT Rights activism in Eastern Europe – Part 2

LGBT Rights Activism in Eastern Europe – Part 1

George Vasilev, lecturer in Politics at La Trobe, discusses gay rights activism in Eastern Europe.  Part 1 gives a brief history of gay rights activism, and its impact, across different parts of Eastern Europe.  Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) activism is a relative latecomer to Eastern Europe. While LGBT rights movements staked a place for themselves in Western democracies with the ‘new social movements’ … Continue reading LGBT Rights Activism in Eastern Europe – Part 1