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Sexual Orientation and Human Rights

Robert Wintemute

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264880
eISBN:
9780191682841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264880.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

‘Lesbian and gay rights are human rights!’ Is this just a political slogan to be chanted outside legislatures? Or are there legal arguments to support the claim that the right to be free from sexual ... More


The European Convention on Human Rights: Immutable Status and Sex Discrimination Arguments

Robert Wintemute

in Sexual Orientation and Human Rights

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264880
eISBN:
9780191682841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264880.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the extent to which applicants under the European Convention on Human Rights have used immutable status and sex discrimination arguments under Article 14. It also discusses what ... More


The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: Sexual Orientation under Section 15(1)

Robert Wintemute

in Sexual Orientation and Human Rights

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264880
eISBN:
9780191682841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264880.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Canadian Supreme Court, at the time of writing this book, had yet to decide a case of sexual orientation discrimination under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and Section 15(1). In ... More


The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: Is Sexual Orientation Discrimination Sex Discrimination?

Robert Wintemute

in Sexual Orientation and Human Rights

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264880
eISBN:
9780191682841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264880.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter argues that sexual orientation is already implicitly included in an enumerated Section 15(1) ground of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, that is, ‘sex’, because almost every ... More


Can I Marry a Man, a Woman, Either, or Neither?

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the issue of establishing a person's sex for purposes of marriage. It considers contradictory court decisions and their ramifications for transsexuals and people with an ... More


4 Can I Marry a Man, a Woman, Either, or Neither?

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the issue of establishing a person's sex for purposes of marriage. It considers contradictory court decisions and their ramifications for transsexuals and people with an ... More


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