When we were winning the equal rights and the right for adoption and the civil partnership all sounded too good to be true but it is real we won you may think and life can not be better for the gay community. I told a friend then and he repeated back to me the other day that i was right, something was not right with all this equal rights etc.
Do you honestly believe the straihght society will put up with the fact we all have the same rights? Really no they are not, Racism rise by 15% Home office report, Homophobia even higher 16% Home office report and do you really believe the straight guy will have a Gay man in his pub and won’t make a fuss about it? Think again in fact they are more ugry with the gay community now thay ever been before.
The Trans community is in trouble I do feel for teh guys because they are discrimonated by the straight , the gay the lesbians and the world are against them they have no help from everyone, and again what the stonewall think they will put up with them preasure for the Trans to have equality and the will accept the preasure?
Of course they are not even the European council step back it is too much too soon, some they do not understand tghat it is like I give you an inch you take a mile no this will not be acceptable by the staright community.
Europe matters to contemporary LGBTQ politics. This chapter maps out various political articulations connecting Europe and LGBT rights today, arguing that Europe has played a central role in much of the LGBTQ movement’s history but that this relationship is complex and multifaceted depending on the vast space of what “Europe” means to many different actors.
In other words, Europe has been imagined and unimagined as LGBTQ-friendly by various actors and for various purposes. In making this argument the chapter presents “Europe” from four different angles, exploring the association between the continent and “LGBT rights” in each:
Europe as an institutional entity, Europe as an activist project, Europe as exclusionary, and Europe as a threat. It takes a position on how the relationship is defined in each section, highlighting both the opportunity and risk that entails for LGBT rights and people on the continent.
In doing so, the chapter highlights the ways European states and institutions have gradually endorsed some activist goals, embedding LGBT rights into the version of Europe understood as an institutional entity. Problematically, however, it shows that this project also generates different forms of exclusion.
Moreover, while many actors articulate an idea of Europe as associated with LGBT rights, these actors also compete to define the nature and the content of this association.
Europe as an idea is thus multifaceted in its relation to LGBTQ politics, depending on the angle from which it is viewed.
As you can read we have a very long way to go to find peace with the rest of our society unfortunately that is the way it is and they won’t change their ways like it or not, till that days be strong stay safe and united we will one day win that battle