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The Pink Line: The World’s Queer Frontiers

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by Mark Gevisser

Mapping the developments in global attitudes towards gender and sexual identity in the last decade, The Pink Line is an impressive and pioneering piece of LGBTQ+ history. Placing individual stories at the heart of his narrative, Gevisser charts the wider socio-political reality of LGBTQ+ rights activists around the world today with stunning immediacy.

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The Pink Line: The World’s Queer Frontiers

Six years in the making, The Pink Line follows protagonists from nine countries all over the globe to tell the story of how LGBTQ+ Rights became one of the world’s new human rights frontiers in the second decade of the twenty-first century.

From refugees in South Africa to activists in Egypt, transgender women in Russia and transitioning teens in the American Mid-West, The Pink Line folds intimate and deeply affecting stories of individuals, families and communities into a definitive account of how the world has changed, so dramatically, in just a decade. And in doing so he reveals a troubling new equation that has come in to play: while same-sex marriage and gender transition are now celebrated in some parts of the world, laws to criminalise homosexuality and gender non-conformity have been strengthened in others.

In a work of great scope and wonderful storytelling, this is the groundbreaking, definitive account of how issues of sexuality and gender identity divide and unite the world today.

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Weight 0.35 kg
Dimensions 11 × 1.2 × 18 cm

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