The Resource LGBT Rights Around the World

LGBT Rights Around the World

Label
LGBT Rights Around the World
Title
LGBT Rights Around the World
Contributor
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
People around the world face violence and inequality because of who they love or who they are. In 78 countries there are laws that forbid same sex contact, often with severe punishment.. These 7 short videos from Human Rights Watch highlight escalating cultures of violence and repression against LGBT individuals in several countries - South Africa, Russia, Cameroon, Jamaica, and Kyrgyzstan. Abuse survivors share their stories of human rights violations by police, and how local and federal laws create environments of perpetual fear.. Zahene Muholi, a South African photographer and “visual activist”, believes in the importance of documenting the positive aspects of LGBT individuals as a way to combat the perception that being a homosexual can only lead to brutality and hate crimes.. In Kyrgyzstan, Mikhail Kudryashov went all the way to the Supreme Court after being tortured by the police for being gay, but was not only turned away, he was fired from his job, disowned by his family and practically excommunicated from his church.. In Russia, Gleb Latnik was dismissed by the police when he tried to file an assault claim. He was essentially told that as a gay person it was normal for him to be attacked. Russia approved a “propaganda law” where depictions of nontraditional same-sex couples are not allowed where minors might view them, so as to “protect” them from considering homosexuality as normal.. Many LGBT youth in Jamaica are driven from their homes due to abuse and end up homeless. A lack of prosecution against attackers has led to an exodus of Jamaicans who have left their home country in fear of their lives.. The Human Rights Watch organization works globally to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people?s rights, and advocates for laws and policies that will protect everyone?s dignity so all people can enjoy their rights fully.
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by The Video Project in 2015
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • The Video Project (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
32
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gay and lesbian studies
  • Human rights
Technique
live action
Label
LGBT Rights Around the World
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Playlist
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (33 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1234198
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1018196799
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1234198
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
LGBT Rights Around the World
Link
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Playlist
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (33 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1234198
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1018196799
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1234198
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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