The Moral Crusade on 'Gender Ideology': Conservative Alliances against Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Latin America

Wednesday, 18 July 2018: 14:30
Location: John Bassett Theatre (102) (MTCC NORTH BUILDING)
Oral Presentation
Richard MISKOLCI, Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil
In different Latin American countries, religious and agnostic conservative groups have adopted a moral agenda against the recent advances in reproductive and sexual rights which they call "gender ideology". This talk will analyze how their alliances and political actions make use of symbolic violence against so-called minority groups in attempting to prevent their access to full citizenship.