The EU Enlargement and Gay Politics: The Impact of Eastern by Koen Slootmaeckers, Heleen Touquet, Peter Vermeersch

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This booklet deals a well-investigated and obtainable photo of the present state of affairs round the politics of LGBT (Lesbian, homosexual, Bisexual, and Transgender) rights and activism in valuable Europe and the Western Balkans within the context of the expansion of the eu Union (EU). It offers not just considerate reflections at the subject but in addition a wealth of recent empirical findings — bobbing up from criminal and coverage research, large-scale sociological investigations and nation case experiences. Theoretical thoughts come from institutional research, the examine of social events, legislation, and Europeanization literature. The authors speak about rising Europe-wide activism for LGBT rights and learn concerns reminiscent of the tendency of nationalist pursuits to show ‘sexual others’ into ‘national others,’ the activities and rhetoric of church actors as strong counter-mobilizers opposed to LGBT rights, and the position of the family nation at the receiving finish of european strain within the box of primary rights.

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The next important change in the EU’s fundamental rights policy occurred with the Treaty of Lisbon (2007; entered into force 2009). This treaty, and provision 8 in particular, changes Article 6 of the TEU, giving the Charter of Fundamental Rights the same legal status as the (founding) THE CO-EVOLUTION OF EU’S EASTERN ENLARGEMENT AND LGBT POLITICS… 23 treaties, although without expanding the EU’s competences. As the provisions of the charter are directed towards EU institutions, and apply only to member states when they are implementing EU legislation, the impact of the charter on the accession process is rather limited (Ficchi 2011).

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