Chapter 16. LGBT Rights in the European Union: a Queer Affair?

  1. Ellen Lewin professor2 and
  2. William L. Leap professor3
  1. Mark Graham associate professor Editor-in-Chief

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310689.ch16

Out in Public: Reinventing Lesbian/Gay Anthropology in a Globalizing World

Out in Public: Reinventing Lesbian/Gay Anthropology in a Globalizing World

How to Cite

Graham, M. (2009) LGBT Rights in the European Union: a Queer Affair?, in Out in Public: Reinventing Lesbian/Gay Anthropology in a Globalizing World (eds E. Lewin and W. L. Leap), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310689.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Iowa, USA

  2. 3

    American University, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191029

Online ISBN: 9781444310689

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Keywords:

  • sexuality and neoliberal citizenship;
  • LGBT rights in European Union;
  • lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT);
  • acquis comprising rights, duties and obligations;
  • transfer of information against the discrimination of gays and lesbians in Europe (TRIANGLE);
  • TRIANGLE partnership, comprising partners from Germany, Austria, Italy, Netherlands and France;
  • social Catholicism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Legalities

  • The European Project

  • Creating the European

  • Rights and Protections

  • Social Catholicism

  • Cores and Peripheries

  • Diffusionism

  • Sexual Modernities

  • Catholic Sexual Modernity

  • Cultural Degeneration

  • The Queer Union

  • Post-national Sexuality?

  • Acknowledgements

  • References