Tag: gender ideology

The ‘Rainbow Nation’ is not immune to anti-gender activism: Attacks on queer bodies and knowledge in South Africa

This Insight examines the rise of anti-gender activism in South Africa. While the ‘Rainbow Nation’ is widely praised for its Constitutional protections of LGBTIQ+ people, resistance against sexuality and gender diversity is being mobilised through strategic transnational ’pro-family’ partnerships and campaigns. The article examines some local ‘anti-gender’ campaigns and their connections to U.S. based organisations… Continue reading “The ‘Rainbow Nation’ is not immune to anti-gender activism: Attacks on queer bodies and knowledge in South Africa”

Turning Family Into a Political Weapon

A descriptive and benign term, “family” has been turned into the primary frontier of social wars by the radical right. In March 2019, the World Congress of Families (WCF), in collaboration with the International Organization for the Family (IOF), organized its 13th conference, “The Wind of Change: Europe and the Global Pro-Family Movement,” in Verona, Italy.… Continue reading “Turning Family Into a Political Weapon”