FURTHERING LGBTQI+ INCLUSION AND RIGHTS THROUGH FEMINIST FOREIGN POLICY
The problem with international development is that some human rights defenders are sexist, some
feminists are transphobic and homophobic, and some LGBTIQ+ advocates racist.
In 2018, a landmark intersectional human rights festival was run in Hong Kong to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Surrounded by incredible trans advocates from the Pacific, disability advocates from the Middle East, and gender diverse young
people from Asia, the above quote stood out.