43 judgments found.

Laskey, Jaggard, and Brown v. United Kingdom

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 1997
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application No. 21627/93; 21628/93; 21974/93
Health Topics: Sexual and reproductive health, Violence
Human Rights: Right to privacy
Facts:

Laskey (L), Jaggard (J) and Brown (B) had taken part in sado-masochistic encounters with as many as forty-four other homosexual men over a ten-year period. These mainly involved maltreatment of the genitalia and ritualistic beatings, either with the assailant’s bare hands or a variety of implements. There were instances of branding and infliction of injuries …Read more

Tags: Gay, Homosexual, LGBTI, Queer, Sexual orientation, Sexual violence
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Nielsen v. Canada (Employment and Immigration Commission)

Country: Canada
Year: 1997
Court: Federal Court - Court of Appeal
Citation: [1997] 3 F.C. 920
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to family life
Facts:

Appellant, a federal public servant, filed a complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Commission (“the Commission”) on September 29, 1989 regarding the government’s refusal to provide dental care insurance coverage for her same-sex partner and her partner’s child. She claimed discrimination pursuant to the Canadian Human Rights Act (“the Act”) on the grounds of sex, …Read more

Tags: Gay, Health insurance, Homosexual, Lesbian, LGBTI, Sexual orientation
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X, Y and Z v. United Kingdom

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 1997
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: App. No. 21830/93, 24 Eur. H.R. Rep. 143 (1997).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health care and health services, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to family life, Right to privacy
Facts:

Applicants X, Y and Z were all British nationals. X is a transsexual who has undergone gender reassignment surgery to become a man. He has lived with Y, as her male partner, since 1979. The couple applied jointly for, and was granted treatment by AID to allow Y to have a child Z. X was …Read more

Tags: Assisted reproductive technology, Childbirth, Children, Gender identity, Gender identity disorder, Gender reassignment, Homosexual, Hormone therapy, Intersex, LGBTI, Minor, Pregnancy, Queer, Sex reassignment, Sexual orientation, Transgender, Transsexual
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Romer v. Evans

Country: United States
Year: 1996
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Citation: 517 U.S. 620 (1996)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Facts:

Petitioners (supporters of Amendment 2) brought this appeal from the Colorado State Supreme Court where that court affirmed a lower court’s ruling that Amendment 2 was invalid. Amendment 2 barred the State of Colorado from enacting, adopting or enforcing anti-discrimination laws which would have protected homosexuals, gays and lesbians. Prior to Amendment 2, multiple cities …Read more

Tags: Gay, Homosexual, Lesbian, LGBTI, Sexual orientation
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Egan v. The Queen

Country: Canada
Year: 1995
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: [1995] 2 SCR 513
Health Topics: Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Facts:

The appellants E and N, a homosexual couple who had lived together for 38 years and publicly represented themselves as partners, were denied a spousal allowance for N under section 19(1) of the federal Old Age Security Act 1985 (“Act”) solely on the basis that their relationship was of a homosexual nature and thus did …Read more

Tags: Domestic partnership, Gay, Homosexual, LGBTI, Queer, Sexual orientation
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Canada (Attorney General) v. Thwaites

Country: Canada
Year: 1994
Court: Federal Court - Trial Division
Citation: [1994] 3 F.C. 38
Health Topics: Disabilities, Health care and health services, HIV/AIDS, Medicines, Occupational health, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to work
Facts:

Simon Thwaites filed a complaint against the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), alleging that it discriminated against him under the Canadian Human Rights Act (CHRA) by restricting his employment because of his HIV-positive status. Thwaites enlisted in the CAF in 1980 and by 1986 had risen to the rank of master seaman, a position that primarily …Read more

Tags: Access to treatment, Antiretrovirals, ARVs, Disabled, Employment, Gay, Health care professionals, Health care workers, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Homosexual, Job safety, LGBTI, Military, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Sexual orientation
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Doe v. City of New York

Country: United States
Year: 1994
Court: 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal
Citation: 15 F.3d 264 (1994)
Health Topics: Health information, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to privacy
Facts:

The Appellant, Doe, brought this suit against the City of New York  (the City) and the City of New York Commission on Human Rights (the Commission) alleging that they breached his constitutional right to privacy. Doe filed an action with the Commission against his former employer, Delta Air Lines (Delta), alleging that Delta did not …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Confidentiality, Disclosure, Employment, Gay, Health information, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Homosexual, LGBTI, Medical records, Non-disclosure, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Secrecy, Sexual orientation, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, STDs, STIs
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Multimedia WMAZ v. Kubach

Country: United States
Year: 1994
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia
Citation: 443 SE 2d 491 (1994)
Health Topics: Health information, HIV/AIDS, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to privacy
Facts:

The plaintiff brought suit for invasion of privacy against the defendant, a broadcasting company, for the failure to adequately digitize the claimant’s image in a televised show on the topic of AIDS. The plaintiff was diagnosed with AIDS in 1987. While originally depressed and in poor condition after diagnosis, the plaintiff had a turnaround in …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Confidentiality, Disclosure, Gay, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Homosexual, LGBTI, Non-disclosure, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Secrecy
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Toonen v. Australia

Country: Australia
Year: 1994
Court: United Nations Human Rights Committee
Citation: CCPR/C/50/D/488/1992
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health information, HIV/AIDS, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to privacy
Facts:

Nicholas Toonen was a gay man, HIV/AIDS activist, and LGBT rights activist living in Tasmania. Tasmania criminalized same-sex sexual conduct among men under ss 122 and 123 its criminal code; it was the last remaining state or territory of Australia to do so, the remainder having repealed such laws. Toonen brought a communication before the …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, AIDS, Awareness, Criminalization, Gay, Health education, Health promotion, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Homosexual, Law enforcement, LGBTI, Most-at-risk, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Queer, Sexual orientation, Sodomy
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Norris v. Ireland

Country: Ireland
Year: 1988
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application No. 10581/83; (1988) 13 EHRR 186; [1988] ECHR 22
Health Topics: Mental health, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to privacy
Facts:

The appellant, Mr. Norris, complained against the laws in Ireland which criminalized consensual homosexual acts (the impugned provisions). The applicant was a gay Irish citizen and gay rights advocate who claimed to suffered deep depression and loneliness arising from his inability to express his sexuality. He gave evidence of certain health and other detrimental effects …Read more

Tags: Buggery, Criminalization, Depression, Gay, Homosexual, Humiliating treatment, Isolation, LGBTI, Queer, Sexual orientation, Sodomy
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