Decriminalization or marriage, where should Caribbean LGBT people focus?

By Maurice Tomlinson For more than two decades I have been proud to partner with local and international groups that are working to eliminate anti-sodomy...

Investigation launched into death of Belize fashion designer Ulysease Roca

Belize police have launched an investigation after Ulysease Roca, a 25-five-year-old fashion designer, was found dead inside his house in Willows Bank, Belize District...

Jamaican LGBT couples suffer in silence

By Maurice Tomlinson Summary Many other queer Jamaican couples have been suffering in silence. Jamaica does not recognize same-sex marriage. Multiple stories of Jamaican mobs...

Social distancing has been a way of life for LGBT people long before COVID-19

By Maurice Tomlinson As news reports with dire predictions about COVID-19 began to multiply exponentially, I quickly realized that the inevitable physical distancing required and...

Montego Bay Pride announces registration

After being in existence for five years and hosting an equal number of Pride festivals that celebrated the resilience of Jamaican LGBTI people, Montego...

New study looks at issues affecting transgender people in Guyana

Virtual Media Launch for Trans Day of Visibility: The title of the study is Desires for Care and Access to Services among Transgender Persons in...

Privy Council to hear Bermuda Govt’s appeal against same-sex marriage

The Bermuda government’s appeal against same-sex marriage in this British Overseas Territory is to be held by the Privy Council in London later in...

What Jamaica says about my same-sex marriage

Dear Editor, After a lengthy seven months delay, the Jamaican government finally responded to my petition before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) challenging...

Fleeing Maduro, Venezuelans find nightmare in Trump’s jails

When Jose Ramon Zambrano and his pregnant wife crossed the Rio Grande to apply for asylum in the U.S., they were looking for a...

Dominica defends anti-buggery law at UN Human Rights Committee

On Tuesday March 10, the UN Human Rights Committee conducted its first ever review of the Commonwealth of Dominica's compliance with its obligations under...