Posted by Richard Ammon, GlobalGayz.comI was fortunate to attend the July 2009 OutGames and Human Rights Conference in Copenhagen, Denmarkwhere the following publication was presented by ILGA on behalf of worldwide lesbian activists and supporters. In the past decade lesbians have taken their full place on the world stage of human rights advocacy. Once relegated to second place behind the more active and noisier gay men’s movements, this is no longer so. From Africa to Asia the women have taken roles of leadership and have re-energized the entire gay rights movement. This document gives voice to that change. It deserves to be read everywhere. ‘LESBIAN MOVEMENTS: RUPTURES & ALLIANCES’ From Patricia Curzi, Women’s Project Coordinator, ILGA Lesbians have always been present in various civil society movements, with gay men’s organizations, in feminist groups, as well as in the artistic sphere and in the fight for decolonization and independence of theirSee the Full Version Here
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