Breaking the silence on mental health in the Caribbean

Someone you know could be silently suffering from mental illness, but due to fear of stigmatization, he or she does not access mental health...

Another homophobic attack in Jamaica

Montego Bay Pride is calling on the Jamaican authorities to thoroughly investigate a homophobic attack on a young gay man on January 7. Jason Williams...

This Caribbean territory just hosted its first same gender wedding

This weekend, another island was added to the Caribbean territories where same gender weddings are celebrated. On the Dutch Caribbean island of St. Eustatius, born...

World AIDS Day 2019: Highlighting how Communities Make the Difference

By Dr Edward Greene “Communities are supported to exercise their powers to choose, know and demand that governments accelerate their efforts to achieve HIV, Health...

PAHO campaign encourages health workers and youth to have open conversations about HIV

Talk to me openly – the slogan for this year’s World AIDS Day campaign by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), UNAIDS, UNICEF, the...

Who’s embarrassing Jamaica, PM?

By Maurice Tomlinson During his party’s conference last weekend, Prime Minister Andrew Holness condemned people in “foreign” who he claimed are trying to badmouth Jamaica. But,...

Leader of LGBTQ organization in Haiti found dead

The leader of a prominent LGBTQ organization in Haiti has died. Kouraj member Geraldine Clair Museau tells The Associated Press that Charlot Jeudy’s body was...

Gay, married Barbadian priest elected Bishop of Missouri

The Episcopal Diocese of Missouri on Saturday elected Rev Deon K Johnson as its 11th diocesan bishop at Christ Church Cathedral in St Louis. Johnson...

Challenge to anti-sodomy law in Jamaica heard by IACHR

On Nov. 11, Sarah Bosha, legal and research advisor from AIDS-Free World, Maurice Tomlinson of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, and Samir Varma, partner...

Caribbean Churches invited to Intimate Conviction Conference about Anti-Buggery Laws

The organizers of the Intimate Conviction Conference series say they note with alarm the heightened and sometimes hostile anti-LGBT rhetoric that is being generated...