Andrew R. Flores, Andrew Park, M.V. Lee Badgett
A series of three studies use groundbreaking measures of LGBT acceptance and inclusion to examine the correlations between the economic, legal and social impact of LGBT inclusion worldwide.Read more
International human rights experts have released a supplement to the groundbreaking Yogyakarta Principles, a universal guide to human rights related to sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics which apply to all United Nations member states.Read more
Three proposals for additional principles to be added to the Yogyakarta Principles have been submitted to ARC International. Since their issuance in 2007, the Yogyakarta Principles have been the primary document defining the application of international human rights law with respect to sexual orientation and gender identity. They were developed by a group of international …Read more
Andrew R. Flores, Taylor N.T. Brown, and Andrew S. Park, December 2016
Transgender rights have emerged as a central feature in the discourse on LGBT rights in many countries; however, little is known about public support for such rights around the globe. This report presents findings from a ground-breaking survey of 17,105 adults across 23 countries about their attitudes towards transgender people and rights.
This study provides evidence of high levels of support for transgender rights, as well as instances of strong opposition.Read more
By Andrew Park, Esq.
This paper sets out the theoretical framework for formulating an international development agenda for sexual and gender minorities. The audience for this paper includes researchers, development practitioners, human rights advocates and those in the LGBT community interested in the growing field of human and economic development.Read more
By Andrew Park and M.V. Lee Badgett
This article examines the differences and overlaps between the human rights and human development frameworks, and argues that both frameworks offer related, but separate, perspectives on public policy impacting LGBT people. The annual report, titled State-Sponsored Homophobia: A World Survey of Sexual Orientation Laws: Criminalisation, Protection and Recognition, is issued each year in connection with IDAHOT.Read more