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Breaking the Buzzword: Fighting the “Gender Ideology” Myth

Expand A woman taking part in London Pride, 2012, holds up her hands to show the words "being any gender is a drag". Jason Rogers/Flickr This month we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. To mark the occasion, we have asked Human Rights Watch experts to reflect on some of the key human rights challenges in their area of specialty. Like its buzzword brother “fake news,” “gender ideology” hasn’t taken long crossing borders into nationalist lexicons. The vacuous but dangerous term was adopted  by the Holy See decades ago to refer to a supposed gay and feminist-led…

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