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Going to StrasbourgAn Oral History of Sexual Orientation Discrimination and the European Convention on Human Rights$
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Paul Johnson

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780198777618

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777618.001.0001

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(p.1) Introduction
Going to Strasbourg

Paul Johnson

Oxford University Press

The introduction describes in broad terms the role that the European Convention on Human Rights has played in the development of ‘gay rights’. It considers how gay men and lesbians have used the Convention and the Strasbourg organs to challenge discrimination based on sexual orientation, and it places this within the context of current debates and disputes about human rights and the Convention in the UK.

Keywords:   Conservative Party, European Convention on Human Rights, human rights, gay and lesbian, Winston Churchill

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