Kaleidoscope Trust

University of Bath LGBT History Month lunchtime talk

The British legacy of homophobia in Commonwealth - how colonial era laws shape international LGBT rights activism

February 18, 2015, University of Bath

To mark this year's LGBT history month Alistair Stewart, Acting Executive Director of the Kaleidoscope Trust, will speak about the rights of LGBT people in the Commonwealth, where 42 out of 53 member states currently have laws criminalising homosexuality. Alistair will look at the history of anti-sodomy laws and other relevant laws relating to LGBT people in the Commonwealth and how this enduring colonial legacy impacts on international human rights work.

 

Venue / Ticket Information

To attend this talk please book a place and a free lunch by 11 February 2015, stating your dietary and access needs on diversity@bath.ac.uk or 383568. You will be given details about the venue nearer the date. Places are limited. This event is open to staff and students.