Gay men file legal challenges to homosexuality laws in St Vincent

Two men have filed court proceedings challenging St Vincent and the Grenadines’ “buggery” and “gross indecency” laws, which criminalise homosexuality. The men, who are being...

Dominica churches promise support to government on ban regarding same sex-marriages

The Dominica Association of Evangelical Churches (DAEC) Tuesday said it would support the government in maintaining a ban on same sex marriages on the...

In Haiti, gay men infected with HIV are targets of discrimination

In Haiti, about 150,000 people out of a population of 11 million are believed to be living with the HIV virus. Of those, only 55% have...

Race, Colorism, Diaspora and Identity in Cali Colombia — The Experience of a Traveling Black Caribbean...

By Kellon Bubb Over the last week, I had the privilege of traveling to the South American nation of Colombia to represent Howard University’s Cathy...

Bermuda to hold first gay pride march in August

The first march to celebrate gay pride is to be held in Bermuda later this year as the ruling Progressive Labour Party (PLP) government...

Arrests after lesbian couple who refused to kiss beaten

Two women say they were subjected to a homophobic attack and left covered in blood after refusing to kiss on a bus. Melania Geymonat, 28,...

New US Ambassador and SASOD Guyana Celebrate Recent LGBTQ+ Victories

In observance of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB) on May 17, the United States Embassy in collaboration with Guyana’s Society Against Sexual...

Commonwealth Secretary-General reiterates support to the LGBTI community

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland says securing equal rights and fair treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people is essential to achieving...

Gay rights activists hold unauthorized parade in Havana

Despite a warning issued by the government, more than 100 gay rights activists on Saturday held an  unauthorized independent pride parade. Carrying rainbow flags and chanting  “long...

Registration is but the first step. LGBTIQ organizing in the Caribbean

By Neish McLean Caribbean nations have shaken many of the relics of their colonial past, yet criminalization of same-sex sexual activity, under so-called buggery laws,...