Pink week at the Radboud University
This week is “Pink Week” at the Radboud University! This week has been called into life to increase attention for tolerance, acceptation and visibility of sexual diversity.
Although the Universal Declaration of Human Rights does not explicitly mention sexual orientation or gender identity, human rights advocates say evolving conceptions of international human rights law include a broad interpretation to include the rights and the protection of the rights of LGBT people around the world. This means the meaning of a 65 year old document would change according to the dominant conceptions at the time. Is this a good development, or should a document such as this always maintain the originally implies meaning? And if the document’s meaning can change to include gay rights, can it also lose it’s universal meaning if a pluralist conception of cultural rights becomes dominant? Let us know in the comments!