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Gender on the EdgeTransgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders$
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Niko Besnier and Kalissa Alexeyeff

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780824838829

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824838829.001.0001

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In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health

Evolving Trends in Gay Rights Advocacy in Fiji

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(p.293) Chapter 13 In Sickness and in Health
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Gender on the Edge
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Nicole George

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824838829.003.0013

This chapter explores evolving trends in gay rights advocacy in Fiji, with particular emphasis on the changing directions that gay rights politics has taken over the past decade. It first discusses the advantages and risks that have accrued from past efforts to promote tolerance of diverse sexual orientations in the context of human rights. It then considers the so-called “double movement” in gay rights politics—the simultaneous opening and closing of political space—and its relevance to the debate over same-sex orientation in Fiji. It also examines the “double movement” in relation to advocacy that emphasizes gay rights as human rights as well as advocacy that focuses on gay populations and sexual health. Finally, it analyzes the impact of international aid and development regimes, in combination with local and national factors, on gay rights advocacy in Fiji.

Keywords:   gay rights advocacy, Fiji, gay rights politics, sexual orientation, human rights, double movement, same-sex orientation, gay rights, sexual health, international aid

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