42 Degrees: Igniting Conversations and Action - LGBTQ+ & WPS

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar


Jamie and Lana will discuss the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security resolutions impact lesbian, bisexual and transgender women living in conflict-related environments. The resistance against LGBTQ+ inclusion and the opportunities for.

How do we understand gender equality - and how is it different from the general aid sector views? Do you get sick of seeing gender exchanged for cis-hetero women all the time? What kind of 'vulnerabilities/experience do those experience who don't fit inside traditional notions of 'gender' / 'women' have? Can the humanitarian system say it is living to its principles of humanity and impartiality by not including people with diverse SOGIESC - in particular in WPS - women in all their diversity? Are we just being troublemakers - the lavender menace - or is this something that the aid systems really need to start taking action on? What kind of actions do we want to see?
Period13 Apr 2021
Held atEdge Effect, Australia
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • humanitarianism
  • Human rights
  • gender