Anti-gay discrimination costing Jamaica $11B annually, says CAPRI

Jamaica’s oppressive anti-gay laws and discriminatory practices cost the workforce around $11 billion annually and make the minority group three times more vulnerable to...

Jamaican government has until Nov. 19 to respond to same-sex marriage case

The Jamaican government has until Nov. 19, to respond to a challenge to the country’s constitutional ban on the legal recognition of any form...

Montego Bay Pride statement on ban from Cultural Centre in Montego Bay

Dear Editor, Montego Bay Pride was barred from using the publicly owned Cultural Centre to host our events because the city’s mayor said that our...

Montego Bay Pride held 2nd LGBT Walk for Rights under heavy security presence

Montego Bay Pride held its second LGBT Walk for Rights as part of its annual Pride celebrations on Sunday. This year the Walk included representatives...

Bahamas Christian Council concerned over planned public LBGT events

The Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) says it is deeply concerned about a recent press release by an organization identified as Pride Bahamas, announcing their...

‘Ladies and gentlemen’ a phrase of the past on board some Canadian airlines

Several Canadian airlines have scrubbed the phrase "ladies and gentlemen" from their in-flight announcements -- or are considering the change -- replacing the gendered...

Young people dating and living with HIV – Diego Callisto

Almost 220 million people globally use online dating services. In a world where more and more people meet partners virtually, how and when do you...

Young people dating and living with HIV – Oguzhan Nuh

Almost 220 million people globally use online dating services. In a world where more and more people meet partners virtually, how and when do you...

On the road to decriminalization of same-sex relations in the Caribbean

By Neish McLean Despite a strong and growing LGBTIQ community and civil society in the Caribbean, it remains a region in which over half the...

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...