While these judicial and legal victories are obviously to be lauded, such events also require a moment of reflection. Other gay voices went even further. Philanthropy is at a turning point. When marriage, parenthood, and material success become the ultimate preoccupation, one is left wondering whether, somewhere along the way, freedom became a central casualty in the pursuit of these human rights. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
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Ratna Kapur does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. To be sure, there have been plenty of home-grown terrorist attacks, before and since, that have nothing to do with jihadi-type ideology. Being in a long-term relationship connected me to the desire of so many other same sex couples to have our partnerships validated by our shared institutions and traditions. This implies that to feel treated as normal, equal, and to achieve a stable sense of social belonging, heterosexual norms are sought out.