We’re Here and We’re Queer – A Critical Appraisal of LGBTQI+ Protection within the International Human Rights Regime

The LGBTQI+ community has always faced discrimination and marginalisation in numerous socioeconomic domains, but ‘queer migration’ owing to persecution based on someone’s identification is a relatively new issue. In particular, the author details the shortcomings of the refugee protection mechanisms when it comes to adequately protect queer individuals.

Q&A with Writer, Theatre Director and Filmmaker Mary Moynihan

Rights! are delighted to present this fascinating Q&A with award-winning writer, theatre director and filmmaker Mary Moynihan. In this article, Mary discusses her work and influences, shares her love of contemporary human rights poets in Ireland and beyond, and introduces the short poem-film ‘In Time’ (which you can watch below). This feature forms part of Rights! current themed series – Beyond the Pandemic.

Bargaining For More

In our latest Deeper Read article for Rights!, Ukri Soirila and Luca Bonadiman advocate for the human rights movement to go beyond mere resistance and raise the stakes of the bargain, in the face of multiple crises.